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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 au·thor /ˈɔθɚ/
 著者,作家;創造者,創始人,發起人

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 author
 程式設計者; 作者

From: Network Terminology

 author
 作者

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·thor n.
 1. The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.
    Eternal King; thee, Author of all being.   --Milton.
 2. One who composes or writes a book; a composer, as distinguished from an editor, translator, or compiler.
    The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.   --Johnson.
 3. The editor of a periodical. [Obs.]
 4. An informant. [Archaic]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Au·thor v. t.
 1. To occasion; to originate. [Obs.]
    Such an overthrow . . . I have authored.   --Chapman.
 2. To tell; to say; to declare. [Obs.]
    More of him I dare not author.   --Massinger.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 author
      n 1: writes (books or stories or articles or the like)
           professionally (for pay) [syn: writer]
      2: someone who originates or causes or initiates something; "he
         was the generator of several complaints" [syn: generator,
          source]
      v : be the author of; "She authored this play"