verb (used with object)
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Origin of author
OTHER WORDS FROM authorau·tho·ri·al [aw-thawr-ee-uhl, aw-thohr-], /ɔˈθɔr i əl, ɔˈθoʊr-/, adjectiveau·thor·less, adjectivemul·ti·au·thored, adjectivepro·au·thor, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for author
In more than 7,500 of 10,000 simulations, Democrat Hubert Humphrey, a lead author of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, defeated Republican Richard Nixon, one of the architects of the modern war on drugs and national “tough-on-crime” politics.Violent protests against police brutality in the ’60s and ’90s changed public opinion|German Lopez|August 28, 2020|Vox
The authors have plenty of cred in the world of running science.
While that uptick may seem small, it’s actually “significant and somewhat alarming,” the report’s authors point out.
In fact, when the authors tested more than one person, they found some talkers produced five times more droplets than others.4 reasons you shouldn’t trash your neck gaiter based on the new mask study|Jonathan Lambert|August 12, 2020|Science News
Despite women making up 30% of first-year PhD students in more than 40 economics programs in the US, only 17% of the papers published in the top five academic journals have women authors, economist Caroline Krafft’s research shows.Only 17% of the studies published in top economics journals are by women|Karen Ho|August 5, 2020|Quartz
The Amazon biography for an author named Papa Faal mentions both Gambia and lists a military record that matches the FBI report.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Author J.K. Rowling says all religions are present at her beloved wizard school—except Wiccans.
E.J. Graff, senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, is the author of What Is Marriage For?The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I resisted it, though I was immediately told by someone in the group that the author reminded him of me.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is the author of Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime and Terrorism (Cambridge University Press).ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jacob was the author both of commentaries and of scholia on the sacred books; of these specimens are given by Assemani and Wright.
Whether the former gives a dryer product or not, the author cannot decide.Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel|Samuel William Johnson
He is even the author of a work aimed deliberately at us, and entitled Der Tug.
The author was the most delightful and entertaining of literary men of our time, Mr. James Payn.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Harry Furniss
The existence of a devil—a creature made by God, and the author of evil that will exist forever.Handbook of Freethought|Various