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Inventor definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INVENT'OR, n. One who finds out something new; one who contrives and produces any thing not before existing; a contriver. The inventors of many of the most useful arts are not known.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: someone who is the first to think of or make something [syn: inventor, discoverer, artificer]

Merriam Webster's

noun see invent

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (fem. inventress) a person who invents, esp. as an occupation.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Inventor In*vent"or, n. [L.: cf. F. inventeur.] One who invents or finds out something new; a contriver; especially, one who invents mechanical devices.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(inventors) An inventor is a person who has invented something, or whose job is to invent things. ...Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Contriver, originator, creator, father, author.

Moby Thesaurus

ancestors, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, author, begetter, beginner, builder, conceiver, constructor, craftsman, creative artist, creator, designer, deviser, discoverer, effector, engenderer, engineer, executor, executrix, fancier, fantasist, fantast, father, founder, generator, grower, imaginer, inaugurator, industrialist, initiator, instigator, institutor, introducer, journeyman, maker, manufacturer, master, master craftsman, mother, mythicizer, mythifier, mythmaker, mythopoet, organizer, original, originator, past master, patriarch, planner, poet, precursor, prime mover, producer, raiser, realizer, shaper, sire, smith, wright



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