creator

[kree-ey-ter]

Origin of creator

1250–1300; Middle English creato(u)r < Latin creātor, equivalent to creā(re) to create, be the home of, bear + -tor -tor
Related formscre·a·tor·ship, noun
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creator

noun
  1. a person or thing that creates; originator
Derived Formscreatorship, nouncreatress or creatrix, fem n

Creator

noun
  1. the Creator an epithet of God
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Word Origin and History for creatorship

creator

n.

c.1300, "Supreme Being," from Anglo-French creatour, Old French creator (12c., academic and liturgical, alongside popular creere, Modern French créateur), from Latin creator "creator, author, founder," from creatus (see create). Translated in Old English as scieppend (from verb scieppan; see shape (v.)). Not generally capitalized until KJV. General meaning "one who creates" is from 1570s.

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