definition 1: the writer of a book, play, story, or the like.
example: The author was disappointed that his play received mixed reviews.
definition 2: the creator of a plan or work.
example: The author of this grand scheme to build a canal was the duke himself.
example: The police are still seeking the author of the assassination attempt on the governor.
definition: to be the author of; create; make.
example: John Adams, the second President of the United States, authored the Massachusetts Constitution.
example: The Nazis authored a plan to eliminate the Jewish population of Europe.
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