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, create(verb)

    make or cause to be or to become

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

  2. create(verb)

    bring into existence

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

  3. create(verb)

    pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity

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

  4. create(verb)

    invest with a new title, office, or rank

    "Create one a peer"

  5. create, make(verb)

    create by artistic means

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

  6. produce, make, create(verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Verb)

    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. create(Adjective)

    Created, resulting from creation.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Create(adj)

    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. Create(verb)

    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. Create(verb)

    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. Create(verb)

    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  

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce create?

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How to say create in sign language?

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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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    I hope one day God will reveal all the truths to people that He has never sent any Holy Book, nor did He create anything but chaos!

  2. William Jefferson Clinton:

    I am often troubled as I try hard here to create a new sense of common purpose ... that sometimes we forget that we are all in this because we are seeking a good that helps all Americans.

  3. Tom Malinowski:

    This is a genuine popular democratic uprising, it's not led by the United States. But we should not be saying things from Washington that create even the slightest impression to the contrary.

  4. John Delury:

    They're trying to create a moment. They're trying to open a window of understand and dialogue and figure out how to solve problems.

  5. The Pope:

    Homosexual people have a right to be in a family. They're children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable over it, what we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered.

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