conceiver

Definitions of conceiver
  1. noun
    someone who creates new things
    synonyms: mastermind, originator
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    examples:
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)
    Cecil John Rhodes
    British colonial financier and statesman in South Africa; made a fortune in gold and diamond mining; helped colonize the territory now known as Zimbabwe; he endowed annual fellowships for British Commonwealth and United States students to study at Oxford University (1853-1902)
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    beginner, father, founder, founding father
    a person who founds or establishes some institution
    groundbreaker, innovator, pioneer, trailblazer
    someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
    mover, proposer
    (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
    proposer, suggester
    someone who advances a suggestion or proposal
    cofounder
    one of a group of founders
    coloniser, colonizer
    someone who helps to found a colony
    foundress
    a woman founder
    nominator
    someone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
    type of:
    creator
    a person who grows or makes or invents things
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