browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

makermore about maker

maker


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Maker  \Mak"er\  (m[=a]k"[~e]r),  n. 
  1.  One  who  makes  forms,  or  molds;  a  manufacturer; 
  specifically,  the  Creator. 
 
  The  universal  Maker  we  may  praise.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Law)  The  person  who  makes  a  promissory  note. 
 
  3.  One  who  writes  verses;  a  poet.  [Obs.] 
 
  Note:  ``The  Greeks  named  the  poet  poihth`s,  which  name  as 
  the  most  excellent,  hath  gone  through  other  languages. 
  It  cometh  of  this  word  poiei^n,  make  wherein,  I  know 
  not  whether  by  luck  or  wisdom,  we  Englishmen  have  met 
  well  the  Greeks  in  calling  him  a  maker.''  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  maker 
  n  1:  a  person  who  makes  things  [syn:  {shaper}] 
  2:  a  business  engaged  in  manufacturing  some  product  [syn:  {manufacturer}, 
  {manufacturing  business}] 




more about maker