The command by whose authority a message is sent. The responsibility of the originator includes the responsibility for the functions of the drafter and the releasing officer. See also releasing officer.

Military dictionary. 2000.


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  • Originator — O*rig i*na tor, n. One who originates. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • originator — index architect, developer, predecessor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • originator — UK [əˈrɪdʒəˌneɪtə(r)] / US [əˈrɪdʒəˌneɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms originator : singular originator plural originators the first person to create or start something originator of: the originator of the Gothic style of architecture …   English dictionary

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  • originator — o|rig|i|na|tor [əˈrıdʒıneıtə US ər] n the person who first has the idea for something and starts it originator of ▪ Professor Adams was the originator of the project …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • originator — o|rig|i|na|tor [ ə rıdʒə,neıtər ] noun count the first person to create or start something: originator of: the originator of the Gothic style of architecture …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • originator — [[t]ərɪ̱ʤɪneɪtə(r)[/t]] originators N COUNT: usu with poss The originator of something such as an idea or scheme is the person who first thought of it or began it. [FORMAL] ...the originator of the theory of relativity. Syn: author …   English dictionary