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Acrostic vs. Author

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Acrosticnoun

A poem or other text in which certain letters, often the first in each line, spell out a name or message.

Authornoun

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.’;

Acrosticnoun

A particular kind of word puzzle: its solutions form an anagram of a quotation, and their initials often form its author.

Authornoun

(with definite article: "the author") I, me. used in academic articles instead of a first-person pronoun.

‘Have you read any Corinthian authors?’;

Acrosticnoun

A composition, usually in verse, in which the first or the last letters of the lines, or certain other letters, taken in order, form a name, word, phrase, or motto.

Authornoun

Someone who writes books for a living.

Acrosticnoun

A Hebrew poem in which the lines or stanzas begin with the letters of the alphabet in regular order (as Psalm cxix.). See Abecedarian.

Authornoun

(obsolete) One's authority for something: an informant.

Acrosticnoun

Pertaining to, or characterized by, acrostics.

Authorverb

To create a work as its author.

Acrosticnoun

a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across

Authornoun

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.’;

Acrosticnoun

verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line form a word or message

Authornoun

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.’;

Acrosticnoun

a poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain letters in each line form a word or words.

Authornoun

The editor of a periodical.

Acrostic

An acrostic is a poem (or other form of writing) in which the first letter (or syllable, or word) of each line (or paragraph, or other recurring feature in the text) spells out a word, message or the alphabet. The word comes from the French acrostiche from post-classical Latin acrostichis, from Koine Greek ἀκροστιχίς, from Ancient Greek ἄκρος and στίχος .

‘highest, topmost’; ‘verse’;

Authornoun

An informant.

Authorverb

To occasion; to originate.

‘Such an overthrow . . . I have authored.’;

Authorverb

To tell; to say; to declare.

‘More of him I dare not author.’;

Authornoun

writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Authornoun

someone who originates or causes or initiates something;

‘he was the generator of several complaints’;

Authorverb

be the author of;

‘She authored this play’;

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 and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.

‘the person who originated or gave existence to anything’;

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