1. originator, conceiver, mastermind, creator

usage: someone who creates new things

2. genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einstein, intellectual, intellect

usage: someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"


1. mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate, plan

usage: plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"

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