from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that makes or manufactures. Often used in combination: a policymaker; a drugmaker.
- n. Law A party that signs a promissory note.
- n. God. Often used with a possessive adjective: prayed to her Maker for guidance.
- n. Archaic A poet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who makes; a person or thing that makes or produces something.
- n. God.
- n. A poet.
- n. Someone who signs a check or promissory note, thereby becoming responsible for payment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who makes, forms, or molds; a manufacturer; specifically, the Creator.
- n. The person who makes a promissory note.
- n. One who writes verses; a poet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes, creates, shapes, forms, or molds; specifically (with a capital letter), the Creator.
- n. One who composes verses; a poet.
- n. The person who makes the promise in a promissory note by affixing his signature thereto.
- n. In bridge, the declaring hand.
- n. In shoemaking, the laster (a man or boy) who places the closed uppers of a boot (in hand-sewn work) over the last and attaches the bottom material.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
- n. a person who makes things
- n. a business engaged in manufacturing some product
From make + -er. Compare makar. (Wiktionary)