Example sentences for: originator

How can you use “originator” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Krugman's complaint is that the popular press--including Complexity and The New Yorker --is now hailing Brian Arthur as the originator of increasing returns, even though Krugman and many others had worked on the idea long before Arthur did.

  • On the lake’s west shore, the people of Salò (where Gaspare Bertolotti is regarded as the originator of the violin) suggest that his design was inspired by the contours of the lake.

  • Paul Cameron, originator of the statistic (publicized by virtue expert William Bennett) that gay males have an average life expectancy of 43 years, defends and explains his calculation in response to a Slate article by Walter Olson debunking it.

  • A detainee says that 9/11 hijacker Khalid al Mihdhar told him about the maritime operation sometime in late 1999 and credited Nashiri as its originator.

  • It's similar to Norbert Weiner's thinking (the originator of the term "cybernetics" from the Greek word for "helmsman"), which postulated that society would be increasingly governed by "feedback," allowing elites to steer better.


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