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  1. a person or thing that creates.
  2. the Creator, God.
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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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Examples from the Web for creatorship

Historical Examples

  • (This vedantic doctrine is opposed to the popular faith of the creatorship of God).

    The Yoga-Vasishtha Maharamayana of Valmiki, vol. 3 (of 4) part 2 (of 2)


  • Creatorship and the expression of the divine will in the normal processes are taken for granted.

British Dictionary definitions for creatorship


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


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



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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