Author vs Producer - What's the difference?

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Author is a related term of producer.


As verbs the difference between author and producer

is that author is (chiefly|us) to create a work as its while producer is .

As a noun author

is the originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.

author

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Alternative forms

* (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.
  • * (John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • Eternal King; thee, Author of all being.
  • * 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
  • * (Samuel Johnson) (1709-1784)
  • The chief glory of every people arises from its authors .
  • # (the author) I, me.
  • Someone who writes books for a living.
  • The works of an author or authors.
  • * 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant

    Synonyms

    * (creator of a work) bookwright, creator, artist, subcreator, fabulator, writer

    Derived terms

    * authoress

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (chiefly, US) To create a work as its .
  • Derived terms

    * authorable

    Statistics

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    producer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (economics) An individual or organization that creates goods and services.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=2 citation , passage=But through the oligopoly, charcoal fuel proliferated throughout London's trades and industries. By the 1200s, brewers and bakers, tilemakers, glassblowers, pottery producers , and a range of other craftsmen all became hour-to-hour consumers of charcoal.}}
  • One who produces an artistic production like a CD, a theater production, a film, a TV program and so on.
  • (biology) An organism that produces complex organic compounds from simple molecules and an external source of energy.
  • (UK, slang) An arrest for speeding after which the driver is allowed seven days in which to produce his/her driving licence and related documents at a police station.
  • (archaic) A furnace for producing combustible gas for fuel.
  • Derived terms

    * executive producer * primary producer

    Anagrams

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