Definitions for: Create


[v] bring into existence; "The company was created 25 years ago"; "He created a new movement in painting"
[v] make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
[v] create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
[v] create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
[v] pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
[v] invest with a new title, office, or rank; "Create one a peer"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cre*ate" (kr[-e]*[=a]t"), a.[L. creatus, p. p. of
creare to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr.
k[.r] to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also
to crescent, cereal.]
Created; composed; begotten. [Obs.]

Hearts create of duty and zeal. --Shak.


Cre*ate", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Created; p. pr. & vb.
n. Creating.]
1. To bring into being; to form out of nothing; to cause to
exist.

In the beginning, God created the heaven and the
earth. --Gen. i. 1.

2. 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.

Your eye in Scotland Would create soldiers. --Shak.

Create in me a clean heart. --Ps. li. 10.

3. To invest with a new form, office, or character; to
constitute; to appoint; to make; as, to create one a peer.
``I create you companions to our person.'' --Shak.

Synonyms: make

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