1) The writer of a book, article, or other text. One who practices
writing as a profession.
M.E. auctour, from O.Fr. autor, from L. auctor, "creator, enlarger, founder, master, leader," literally "one who causes to grow," from auctus, p.p. of augere "to increase," from PIE root aug- "to increase".
Dâtâr, from Mid.Pers. dâtâr/dâdâr "creator," from Av. and O.Pers. dâtâr "creator," from dâ- "to create, make, appoint," Skt. dhatr "author, creator, preserver, bearer." The Mod.Pers. form of this word in classical literary works is dâdâr, used mainly as noun or adjective for "God, the creator."
Of, relating to, or characterized by strict obedience to authority.
From authorit(y), → authority, + suffix -arian.
1) The enforcement or advocacy of strict obedience to authority at the
expense of personal freedom.
→ authoritarian; → -ism.
Fr.: qui fait autorité, digne de foi
1) Recognized or accepted as being true or reliable.
From authorit(y), → authority, + suffix -ative.
1) The power to determine, adjudicate, or otherwise settle issues or
disputes; jurisdiction; the right to control, command, or determine (Dictionary.com).
Dâtârgân, from dâtâr, → author, + -gân, on the model of xodâygân "a great lord."
1) The act, fact, or occupation of writing.