What does create mean?

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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"


  1. createverb

    To put into existence.

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

  2. createverb

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

    Couturiers create exclusive garments for an affluent clientele.

  3. createverb

    To be creative, imaginative.

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

  4. createverb

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

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

  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.

  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.

  7. createadjective

    Created, resulting from creation.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Createadjective

    created; composed; begotten

  2. Createverb

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

  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

  4. Createverb

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

  5. 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.]


  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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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

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  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. Lee Tien:

    The selling and renting of your information is routine, it’s happening all the time, and people can create a biography of you.

  2. Kevin Kumala:

    The government is supporting us and we are working with them to create a roadmap to be plastic-free by 2018, on an island like Bali it is becoming inevitable that they have to execute right away.

  3. Loren Weisman:

    As challenging as it can be from businesses to relationships to anything else, if we ground ourselves in the respect to hear the other side, differentiate our opinion from proven and vetted facts, while remove the insulting and attacking elements, we can create impactful conversations of change.

  4. Nick Kerigan:

    Eating out is something we all look forward to, yet our research shows that waiting to pay is an increasing frustration, building on our experience in' invisible payments,' we wanted to create an innovative solution that removes any barriers to enjoying the meal, whilst also helping restaurants deliver great service and keep those diners coming back. ' FIXER UPPER' STARS CHIP AND JOANNA GAINES OFFICIALLY OPEN MAGNOLIA TABLE RESTAURANT Further, a different poll of 300 restaurant owners found that 67 percent like the notion of an.

  5. Mohammad Taghi:

    Lifting the house arrest might increase the capabilities of the reformists and other groups and strengthen their hand in the elections, they don’t want to create a situation where the hardliners will have a greater loss.

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    irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    • A. lacerate
    • B. sesquipedalian
    • C. commensal
    • D. currish

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