creator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Creator terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    • n creator a person who grows or makes or invents things
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Kermit the Frog was named after Kermit Scott, a childhood friend of creator Jim Henson, who became a professor of philosophy at Purdue University
    • n Creator One who creates, produces, or constitutes. Specifically, the Supreme Being. "To sin's rebuke and my Creater's praise.""The poets and artists of Greece, who are at the same time its prophets, the creators of its divinities, and the revealers of its theological beliefs."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The characters of Homer, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie were given the same first names as Simpsons creator Matt Groening's real-life father, mother, and two sisters.
    • n creator One who creates, in any sense of that word, or brings something into existence; especially, one who produces something out of nothing; specifically (with a capital letter), God considered as having brought the universe into existence out of nothing.
    • n creator Figuratively, that by means of which anything is brought into existence; a creative medium or agency: as, steam is the creator of modern industrial progress.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The creators of a new model of Chevys couldn't figure out why their car, the Nova, wasn't selling well in Hispanic countries until someone pointed out that 'Nova' means 'No go' in Spanish.
    • Creator he who creates: a maker:—fem. Creā′trix, Creā′tress
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Quotations

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    “The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.”
  • Torquato Tasso
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    “None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.”
  • John Dryden
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    “He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.”
  • Maxwell Maltz
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    “Thus man of all creatures is more than a creature, he is also a creator. Man alone can direct his success mechanism by the use of imagination, or imaging ability.”
  • Anthony Burgess
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    “The downtrodden, who are the great creators of slang.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. creator,: cf. F. créateur,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. creāre, -ātum; Gr. krain-ein, to fulfil.

Usage

In literature:

Eleventh, those who are creators of music with their own lives.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
Creator of all woe and sin!
"The Will to Believe" by William James
The world has yet to see a genuinely great creator whose real vision is for children.
"Here and Now Story Book" by Lucy Sprague Mitchell
Balzac's characters, to whatever class they belong, bear the royal and passionate stamp of their demiurgic creator.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
Art being second nature, the creator of this nature should act through analogous procedure.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
The method which the Creator has provided is not less admirable than simple.
"Popular Education" by Ira Mayhew
How can we reconcile such purpose of the creator with the fact that he destroyed all mankind except eight souls?
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
They have accepted the opinions of men for the commands of their Creator.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
He is the Creator of the sun and stars, but not their father.
"The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace
This inalienable right is conferred, and its exercise enjoined, by the Creator and Governor of the universe.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
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In poetry:

Work on, work on, creator-
To sleep would be a crime-
Eternity's own hostage,
And prisoner of Time.
"Night" by Boris Pasternak
Because he has that faith which sees
Before the high Creator
A Virgin pleading on her knees —
A shining Mediator!
"A Hyde Park Larrikin" by Henry Kendall
To my Creator I sing
Who did soothe me in my great loss;
To the Merciful and Kind
Who in my troubles gave me repose.
"A Poem That Has No Title" by Jose Rizal
Doth then the pure white Light grow dim,
And must it be for ever thus?
Listen! I hear a far-off Hymn,
Veni, Creator, Spiritus!
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
All of us - righteous and sinners,
Born in prison, raised at the altar,
All of us are funny actors
In the theater of the Creator.
"Theater" by Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev
Thus creatures only can fulfill
Their great Creator's holy will;
And when his servants need their aid,
His purposes must be obeyed.
"The Creatures In The Lord's Hands" by John Newton

In news:

Naomi's perfume creators throw spritz fit.
Naomi Campbell stinks, say the creators of her perfume line.
First to our common Creator.
USA Network Developing Projects With 'Psych,' 'Royal Pains' Creators.
This is a nice little find from the folks over at 9to5Mac: The creators of a new Kickstarter project called iEmu are working on a desktop emulator that lets you run iOS apps on your Mac or Windows machine, and your Android device.
' Endowed by Our Creator' offers insights to Founding Fathers.
NEW YORK — Through a $100,000 gift to the Fashion Institute of Technology, an endowed scholarship has been established by cosmetics executive Leslie Blodgett, creator of BareMinerals and executive chairman of Bare Escentuals.
We are endowed by our creator with the right to pursue happiness as we choose.
Rooney Mara, Jesse Eisenberg (as Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg) meet in a Boston.
"Villa Villa," a performance art show by an Argentine group called De la Guarda, is described by its creators as a celebration of life.
Creator's Briefs: Clarification enzyme .
In recent months, small businesses aren't living up to their billing as America's job creators.
But celebrity dermatologist Dr Harold Lancer, creator of the unique, step-reversing Skin Revival system, says that exfoliating at the beginning might get you better results.
Glenn Eichler, creator of MTV's Daria, brings that series's wry, witty tone to his new graphic novel, Mush.
Electric Daisy Carnival Creator Could Face Up to 13 Years in Prison.
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In science:

He is the creator of wuriddles.com, a large archive of mathematical puzzles.
Twenty Questions Games Always End With Yes
So to say, we are co-creators of this world not just passive actors.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
After the Second World War, Werner Heisenberg, one of the creators of modern quantum mechanics, took serious interest in formulating a theory of superconductivity.
Failed theories of superconductivity
If we talk about the creators of unsuccessful theories of superconductivity we should not ignore that Bardeen himself belonged, at least temporarily, to this honorable club.
Failed theories of superconductivity
The definition’s creator, for practical applications, chooses a population size of |D |(cid:96), sufficient to show any trends present.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
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