What does architect mean?

Definitions for architect
ˈɑr kɪˌtɛktar·chi·tect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. architect, designernoun

    someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

Wiktionary

  1. architectnoun

    A professional who designs buildings or other structures, or who prepares plans and superintends construction.

    Plato made the causes of things to be matter, ideas, and an efficient architect.

  2. architectnoun

    A person who plans, devises or contrives the achievement of a desired result.

    Peisistratus was the first architect of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

  3. architectverb

    To design, plan, or orchestrate.

    He architected the military coup against the government.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. ARCHITECTnoun

    Etymology: architectus, Lat.

    The architect’s glory consists in the designment and idea of the work; his ambition should be to make the form triumph over the matter. Henry Wotton.

    The hasty multitude
    Admiring enter’d, and the work some praise,
    And some the architect: his hand was known
    In heav’n, by many a tow’red structure high,
    Where scepter’d angels held their residence,
    And sat as princes. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. i.

    This inconvenience the divine architect of the body obviated. John Ray, on the Creation.

    An irreligious Moor,
    Chief architect and plotter of these woes. William Shakespeare, Tit. Andron.

Wikipedia

  1. Architect

    An architect is a person who plans, designs and oversees the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings that have human occupancy or use as their principal purpose. Etymologically, the term architect derives from the Latin architectuscode: lat promoted to code: la , which derives from the Greek (arkhi-, chief + tekton, builder), i.e., chief builder.The professional requirements for architects vary from location to location. An architect's decisions affect public safety and thus the architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum (or internship) for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction though the formal study of architecture in academic institutions has played a pivotal role in the development of the profession.

ChatGPT

  1. architect

    An architect is a licensed professional who designs and plans structures such as houses, office buildings, bridges, and other physical environments. They may also supervise the construction of these structures. Their work includes creating detailed and scaled drawings, ensuring that structures are functional, safe, economical, and suit the needs of the people who use them. They must also consider zoning laws, building codes, and environmental factors in their designs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Architectnoun

    a person skilled in the art of building; one who understands architecture, or makes it his occupation to form plans and designs of buildings, and to superintend the artificers employed

  2. Architectnoun

    a contriver, designer, or maker

  3. Etymology: [L. architectus, architecton, Gr. chief artificer, master builder; pref. 'archi- (E. archi-) + workman, akin to art, skill, to produce: cf. F. architecte, It. architetto. See Technical.]

Wikidata

  1. Architect

    An architect is a person trained and licensed to plan, design, and oversee the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design and construction of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings, that have as their principal purpose human occupancy or use. Etymologically, architect derives from the Latin architectus, which derives from the Greek arkhitekton, i.e., chief builder. Professionally, an architect's decisions affect public safety, and thus an architect must undergo specialized training consisting of advanced education and a practicum for practical experience to earn a license to practice architecture. Practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction. The terms architect and architecture are also used in the disciplines of landscape architecture, naval architecture and often information technology. In most jurisdictions, the professional and commercial uses of the terms "architect" and "landscape architect" are legally protected.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Architect

    ärk′i-tekt, n. a master-builder: one who designs buildings and superintends their erection: a maker: any contriver, as the Creator.—adjs. Architecton′ic, pertaining to architecture: constructive: controlling, having direction: (metaph.) pertaining to the arrangement of knowledge.—n. the science of architecture: the systematic arrangement of knowledge.—adj. Architect′ural.—n. Architect′ure, the art or science of building: structure: in specific sense, one of the fine arts, the art of architecture—also used of any distinct style, e.g. Gothic, Byzantine architecture. [Gr. architektōnarchi-, chief, and tektōn, a builder.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'architect' in Nouns Frequency: #1481

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of architect in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of architect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of architect in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    You are the architect of your own future, so design your future with uncompromising sincerity.

  2. John Wood:

    Israel is opposed to the 2015 Iran nuclear framework deal, abandoned by Trump, and its restoration under the incoming Biden administration. Accordingly, this was a pre-emptive strike at the heart of the Iranian nuclear weapons program and its chief architect, there is no doubt that the attack will slow down Irans nuclear weapons program, but it will not end it.

  3. Diane Abbott:

    The architect of this crisis, Theresa May, must now step forward to give an immediate, full and honest account of how this inexcusable situation happened on her watch.

  4. Sallust:

    Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

  5. Alex Kipman:

    Imagine an architect walking around their designs.

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