(adjective, verb)


1. (archaic) Created, resulting from creation.


1. make or cause to be or to become

- create a furor

Similar word(s): make

Definition categories: creation

2. bring into existence

- The company was created 25 years ago

- He created a new movement in painting

Definition categories: creation

3. pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity

Definition categories: creation, act, move

4. invest with a new title, office, or rank

- Create one a peer

Definition categories: social, appoint, charge

5. create by artistic means

- create a poem

- Schoenberg created twelve-tone music

- Picasso created Cubism

Similar word(s): make

Definition categories: creation, create, make

6. create or manufacture a man-made product

Similar word(s): make, produce

Definition categories: creation

Sentences with create as a verb:

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

- You can create the color orange by mixing yellow and red.

- Couturiers create exclusive garments for an affluent clientele.

- A sudden chemical spill on the highway created a chainā€collision which created a record traffic jam.

- Henry VIII created him a Duke.

- 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.