The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition. (noun)
Someone who writes books for a living; a bookwright. (noun)
I, me. used in academic articles as first-person pronoun. (noun)
To create a work as its author. (verb)
Examples of word author
The author and the minister did their parts in the ordinary pursuit of their vocations; but the _author_ did his part impersonally and indirectly, whilst the _minister_ did his part personally and face to face.
It occupied a gratifying amount of space, and was introduced by a flattering biographical sketch of the author -- the _author_!
To return to our former example: _All authors are vain_ is the same as -- Vanity is predicated of all authors; _Cicero is an author_ is the same as -- Cicero is identified as an author; therefore _Cicero is vain_, or -- Vanity may be predicated of Cicero.
One hates an author that's _all author_ -- fellows
The most common ones are • @version States the application version • @author States the name of the author (you can have multiple @author paragraphs) • @param Documents a method parameter (you can have multiple @param paragraphs) • @return Documents the value returned by a method •