originator

Definitions of originator
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n someone who creates new things

Synonyms:
conceiver, mastermind
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)
Types:
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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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