Definitions for creationkriˈeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cre•a•tionkriˈeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act of creating or engendering.

  2. the fact of being created.

  3. something that is created.

  4. the Creation, the original bringing into existence of the universe by God.

    Category: Religion

  5. the world; universe.

  6. creatures collectively.

Origin of creation:

1350–1400; ME < L

cre•a′tion•al-ʃəˌnɛr i(adj.)

cre•a′tion•ar`y-ʃəˌnɛr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. creation, creative activity(noun)

    the human act of creating

  2. creation(noun)

    an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone

  3. creation, conception(noun)

    the event that occurred at the beginning of something

    "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"

  4. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration(noun)

    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

    "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

  5. Creation(noun)

    (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence

  6. universe, existence, creation, world, cosmos, macrocosm(noun)

    everything that exists anywhere

    "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. creation(noun)ˈeɪ ʃən

    an act of creating

    the creation of the universe; the creation of a new immigration policy


  1. creation(Noun)

    An invention, artwork, etc.

    I think the manufacturer was so ashamed of its creation that it didn't put its name on it!

  2. creation(Noun)

    The act of creating something.

    The restructure resulted in the creation of a number of shared services.

  3. creation(Noun)

    All which exists.

    Let us pray to Christ, the King of all creation.

  4. Origin: From création, from creatio, creationis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Creation(noun)

    the act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence

  2. Creation(noun)

    that which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature

  3. Creation(noun)

    the act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'creation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2136

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'creation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4384

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'creation' in Nouns Frequency: #924

Anagrams of creation

  1. actioner, anticore, reaction, reäction

  2. Actioner

  3. Anticore

  4. Reaction

Translations for creation

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act of creating

the creation of the world.

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