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architect

ar·chi·tect

architect

 
pronunciation:
ar k tekt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who designs buildings and oversees their construction.
We discussed our ideas for the house with the architect.
 
synonyms:
master builder
similar words:
artificer, builder, constructor, designer, draftsman, maker, planner
definition 2: one who conceives, plans, or designs something.
He was the architect of the victory.
synonyms:
author, creator, designer, inventor, planner
similar words:
contriver, deviser, former
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  art, building, measurement, number, shape
Word Parts
The word architect contains the following parts:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto
 
tect Greek root that means builder; construct
synonyms:
struct