Definitions for: Creation

[n] (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
[n] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
[n] the human act of creating
[n] an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
[n] the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
[n] everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"

Webster (1913) Definition: Cre*a"tion (kr?-A"sh?n), n. [L. creatio: cf. F.
cr?ation. See Create.]
1. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the
act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.

From the creation to the general doom. --Shak.

As when a new particle of matter dotn begin to
exist, in rerum natura, which had before no being;
and this we call creation. --Locke.

2. 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.

We know that the whole creation groaneth. --Rom.
viii. 22.

A dagger of the mind, a false creation. --Shak.

Choice pictures and creations of curious art.

3. The act of constituting or investing with a new character;
appointment; formation.

An Irish peer of recent creation. --Landor.

Synonyms: conception, cosmos, creative activity, existence, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, macrocosm, origination, universe, world

See Also: activity, art, art, artefact, artifact, artistic creation, artistic production, beginning, beginning, celestial body, classic, commencement, composition, creating by mental acts, creating by removal, creating from raw materials, estraterrestrial body, extraterrestrial object, fecundation, fertilisation, fertilization, fine art, heavenly body, impregnation, improvisation, innovation, invention, master, master copy, musical composition, natural object, natural order, nature, needlecraft, needlework, opus, original, piece, piece of music, porn, porno, pornography, product, production, re-creation, remake, remaking, representation, start

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