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cre·a·tive

 (krē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Having the ability or power to create: Human beings are creative animals.
2. Productive; creating.
3. Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative: creative writing.
n.
One who displays productive originality: the creatives in the advertising department.

cre·a′tive·ly adv.
cre′a·tiv′i·ty (-ĭ-tē), cre·a′tive·ness n.

creative

(kriːˈeɪtɪv)
adj
1. having the ability to create
2. characterized by originality of thought; having or showing imagination: a creative mind.
3. designed to or tending to stimulate the imagination: creative toys.
4. characterized by sophisticated bending of the rules or conventions: creative accounting.
n
5. (Marketing) a creative person, esp one who devises advertising campaigns
6. a creative person, esp one who devises advertising campaigns
creˈatively adv
creˈativeness n
ˌcreaˈtivity n

cre•a•tive

(kriˈeɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. having the quality or power of creating.
2. resulting from originality of thought; imaginative.
3. Facetious. producing deceptive or fraudulent information, etc.: creative bookkeeping.
[1670–80]
cre•a′tive•ly, adv.
cre•a′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.creative - having the ability or power to create; "a creative imagination"
original - being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"
productive - producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration"
uncreative - not creative; "an uncreative imagination"
2.creative - promoting construction or creation; "creative work"
constructive - constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development; "constructive criticism"; "a constructive attitude"; "a constructive philosophy"; "constructive permission"

creative

adjective imaginative, gifted, artistic, inventive, original, inspired, clever, productive, fertile, ingenious, visionary Like many creative people, he was never satisfied.

creative

adjective
Characterized by or productive of new things or new ideas:
Translations
إِبْداعيّخلاّق، مُبْدِع
tvořivýkreativní
kreatividérig
luova
kreativan
teremtõ
skapandi, frjór
創造的な
창조적인
tvorivý
ustvarjalen
kreativ
ซึ่งมีความคิดริเริ่ม
yaratıcıözgün düşünce ürünü
sáng tạo

creative

[kriːˈeɪtɪv]
A. ADJ [person, talent, energy, solution] → creativo
the creative use of languageel uso creativo del lenguaje
creative thinkingcreatividad f
B. CPD creative accounting Ncontabilidad f embellecida
creative writing Nescritura f creativa

creative

[kriˈeɪtɪv]
adj [person] → créatif/ive; [mind, imagination] → créateur/trice; [activity, use] → créatif/ive
n (= person) → créatif/ive m/fcreative accounting nmanipulations fpl comptables

creative

adj power, skill etcschöpferisch; approach, attitude, personkreativ; the creative use of languagekreativer Sprachgebrauch

creative

[kriːˈeɪtɪv] adjcreativo/a

create

(kriˈeit) verb
1. to cause to exist; to make. How was the earth created?; The circus created great excitement.
2. to give (a rank etc to). Sir John was created a knight in 1958.
creˈation noun
1. the act of creating. the creation of the world.
2. something created. The dress designer is showing his latest creations.
creˈative (-tiv) adjective
having or showing the power and imagination to create. a creative dress-designer.
creˈatively adverb
creˈativeness noun
ˌcreaˈtivity (kriːə-) noun
creˈator noun
a person who creates.
the Creator
God.

creative

إِبْداعيّ tvořivý kreativ kreativ δημιουργικός creativo luova inventif kreativan creativo 創造的な 창조적인 creatief kreativ twórczy criativo творческий kreativ ซึ่งมีความคิดริเริ่ม yaratıcı sáng tạo 创造性的
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Ye did beget this luckless child, and have abandoned him, ye creative libertines.
The field for the exhibition of her creative instinct was painfully small, and the only use she had made of it as yet was to leave eggs out of the corn bread one day and milk another, to see how it would turn out; to part Fanny's hair sometimes in the middle, sometimes on the right, and sometimes on the left side; and to play all sorts of fantastic pranks with the children, occasionally bringing them to the table as fictitious or historical characters found in her favorite books.
The second, Alexander Melville Bell, was the dean of British elocutionists, a man of creative brain and a most impressive facility of rhetoric.
So far as the Monarch understands them at all, he accepts them as his own -- for he cannot conceive of any other except himself -- and plumes himself upon the variety of 'Its Thought' as an instance of creative Power.
Captain Nemo pointed with his hand to the enormous heap of oysters; and I could well understand that this mine was inexhaustible, for Nature's creative power is far beyond man's instinct of destruction.
And the little people displayed no vestige of a creative tendency.
I agree that man is pre-eminently a creative animal, predestined to strive consciously for an object and to engage in engineering--that is, incessantly and eternally to make new roads, wherever they may lead.
She saw, with the creative eye of fancy, the streets of that gay bathing-place covered with officers.
All passion becomes strength when it has an outlet from the narrow limits of our personal lot in the labour of our right arm, the cunning of our right hand, or the still, creative activity of our thought.
Melville's other prose works, as will be shown, were, with some exceptions, unsuccessful efforts at creative romance.
Observing him in these moods, I often dwelt meditatively upon the old philosophy of the Bi-Part Soul, and amused myself with the fancy of a double Dupin - the creative and the resolvent.
While the heart beats, bruise it--it is your only opportunity; while the eye can still turn towards you with moist, timid entreaty, freeze it with an icy unanswering gaze; while the ear, that delicate messenger to the inmost sanctuary of the soul, can still take in the tones of kindness, put it off with hard civility, or sneering compliment, or envious affectation of indifference; while the creative brain can still throb with the sense of injustice, with the yearning for brotherly recognition--make haste--oppress it with your ill- considered judgements, your trivial comparisons, your careless misrepresentations.