Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
coauthor

co·au·thor

coauthor

pronunciation:
ko aw thr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: one of two or more authors of a single written work.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coauthored, coauthoring, coauthors
definition: to write jointly with one or more other writers.
He has coauthored several articles with his professor.
Word Parts
The word coauthor contains the following part:
co- Latin prefix that means with, together
Show wordsHide wordsMore about this word part:
The prefix co- is a reduced form of com- often used before roots beginning with vowels, such as "ax" and "ev." It is also used with existing English words to indicate a role of fellowship (coworker) or that something is done together (cowrite) See com-.