Maker vs Builder - What's the difference?

maker | builder |

As nouns the difference between maker and builder

is that maker is while builder is a person who builds or constructs things.

As a verb maker

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
  • (usually, capitalized and preceded by the) God.
  • A poet.
  • * 2000 , , The Book of Prefaces , Bloomsbury 2002, p. 9:
  • It is refreshing to read how makers find great allies in the past to help them tackle the present. It helps us to see that literature is a conversation across boundaries of nation, century and language.
  • (obsolete, legal) Someone who signs a cheque or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.
  • Derived terms

    * brushmaker * homemaker * troublemaker * widow-maker


    * * English agent nouns ----




    (en noun)
  • A person who builds or constructs things.
  • (trade) Master artisan, who receives his instructions from the architect, and employs workers.
  • (rare, bodybuilding) A bodybuilder.
  • * 1991 — Samuel Wilson Fussell, Muscle: Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder , ch 4
  • In the competitions, bodybuilders go through "mandatories"—a set of mandatory poses—in the morning, where the judges compare the body parts of the builders .

    Derived terms

    * bodybuilder * builder's bum * builder's cleavage * builder's tea * homebuilder * mound builder * set-builder notation

    See also

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    * (a person who builds or constructs things) constructor


    * (a person who builds or constructs things) destroyer, wrecker