What does create mean?

Definitions for create
kriˈeɪtcre·ate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word create.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. make, createverb

    make or cause to be or to become

    "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

  2. createverb

    bring into existence

    "The company was created 25 years ago"; "He created a new movement in painting"

  3. createverb

    pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity

    "Don't disturb him--he is creating"

  4. createverb

    invest with a new title, office, or rank

    "Create one a peer"

  5. create, makeverb

    create by artistic means

    "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"

  6. produce, make, createverb

    create or manufacture a man-made product

    "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

Wiktionary

  1. createverb

    To put into existence.

    According to the Bible, God created the universe in six days.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  2. createverb

    To design, invest with a new form, shape, &c.

    Couturiers create exclusive garments for an affluent clientele.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  3. createverb

    To be creative, imaginative.

    Children usually enjoy creating, never mind if it is of any use!

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  4. createverb

    To cause, bring a (non-object) about by action.

    A sudden chemical spill on the highway created a chainu2010collision which created a record traffic jam.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  5. createverb

    To confer a title of nobility, not by descent, but by giving a title either initiated or restored for the incumbent.

    Henry VIII created him a Duke.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  6. createverb

    To confer a cardinalate, which can not be inherited, but most often bears a pre‐existent title (notably a church in Rome).

    Under the concordate with Belgium, at least one Belgian clergyman must be created cardinal; by tradition, every archbishop of Mechelen is thus created a cardinal.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

  7. createadjective

    Created, resulting from creation.

    Etymology: From createn, from creatus, the perfect passive participle of creo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Createadjective

    created; composed; begotten

    Etymology: [L. creatus, p. p. of creare to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr. k to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal.]

  2. Createverb

    to bring into being; to form out of nothing; to cause to exist

    Etymology: [L. creatus, p. p. of creare to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr. k to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal.]

  3. Createverb

    to effect by the agency, and under the laws, of causation; to be the occasion of; to cause; to produce; to form or fashion; to renew

    Etymology: [L. creatus, p. p. of creare to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr. k to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal.]

  4. Createverb

    to invest with a new form, office, or character; to constitute; to appoint; to make; as, to create one a peer

    Etymology: [L. creatus, p. p. of creare to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr. k to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal.]

Freebase

  1. Create

    Create is a digital television public television network in the United States. The network was created after the closure of PBS YOU in 2006. Create airs how-to, cooking, DIY, and other non-commercial educational television shows from the libraries of Public Broadcasting Service and American Public Television. The non-profit public broadcasting service airs its television programs through PBS affiliate member stations' and digital subchannels nationwide. NETA also provides services and programming to this network. Many of PBS' charter affiliates are also its major providers of programming, such as WGBH Boston, and WLIW and WNET in New York City. On Saturdays, the network has marathons based on themes, food related holidays or of a particular program.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Create

    krē-āt′, v.t. to bring into being or form out of nothing: to beget: to form: to invest with a new form, office, or character: to produce.—adj. Creāt′able.—n. Creā′tion, the act of creating, esp. the universe: that which is created, the world, the universe.—adj. Creā′tional.—ns. Creā′tionism, the theory of special creation, opp. to Evolutionism: the theory that God immediately creates a soul for every human being born—opp. to Traducianism; Creā′tionist.—adj. Creā′tive, having power to create: that creates.—adv. Creā′tively.—ns. Creā′tiveness; Creā′tor, he who creates: a maker:—fem. Creā′trix, Creā′tress; Creā′torship.—adjs. Crea′tural, Crea′turely, pertaining to a creature or thing created.—ns. Creature (krē′tūr), whatever has been created, animate or inanimate, esp. every animated being, an animal, a man: a term of contempt or of endearment: a dependent, instrument, or puppet; Crea′tureship.—The Creator, the Supreme Being, God.—Creature comforts, material comforts, food, &c.: liquor, esp. whisky. [L. creāre, -ātum; Gr. krain-ein, to fulfil.]

Editors Contribution

  1. create

    To cause to exist in order of priority.

    We all create an amazing sustainable community together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  
  2. create

    To produce with artistic or imaginative effort in order of priority.

    They love to create family birthday cards for members of the family.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'create' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1243

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'create' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1913

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'create' in Verbs Frequency: #104

Anagrams for create »

  1. ecarte, écarté

  2. Ecarte

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of create in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of create in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of create in a Sentence

  1. Anthony James:

    We know the gene works. The mosquitoes we created are not the final brand, but we know this technology allows us to efficiently create large populations.

  2. Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson:

    I happen to live in the containment zone Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, i'll be having lunch with my family in the containment zone a little bit later today, so I think the label alone can create a somewhat misleading impression.

  3. Martin Sorrell:

    This decision will create tremendous uncertainty, which will slow economic activity and decision making.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    Because what we will do is say, instead of giving tax breaks to millionaires, we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids so they're not hanging out on street corners, we're going to make sure that those kids stay in school or are able get a college education. So I think that when you give low-income kids, African-American, white, Latino kids, the opportunities to get their lives together, they are not going to end up in jail. They're going to end up in the productive economy, which is where we want them.

  5. Jon Ronson wonders .:

    It's so corrosive to create that kind of society, this desire we have to be like amateur detectives, (looking for) clues into people's inherent evil by finding the worst tweet they ever wrote, is not only wrong; it's damaging.

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