Authour vs. Author

By Jaxson

  • Authour

    The way that author is spelled in most English speaking countries. Because of American cultural dominance, the useful information is under the American spelling, author.

  • Author

    An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is also considered a writer. More broadly defined, an author is “the person who originated or gave existence to anything” and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.

  • Authour (noun)

    obsolete spelling of author

  • Author (noun)

    The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.

    “The copyright of any original writing belongs initially and properly to its author.”

    “Have you read any Corinthian authors?”

  • Author (noun)

    Someone who writes books for a living.

  • Author (noun)

    One’s authority for something: an informant.

  • Author (verb)

    To author.


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