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creator

[kree-ey-ter] /kriˈeɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that creates.
2.
the Creator, God.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English creato(u)r < Latin creātor, equivalent to creā(re) to create, be the home of, bear + -tor -tor
Related forms
creatorship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for the creator

creator

/kriːˈeɪtə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that creates; originator
Derived Forms
creatorship, noun
creatress, creatrix, noun:feminine

Creator

/kriːˈeɪtə/
noun
1.
the Creator, an epithet of God
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Word Origin and History for the creator

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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