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cre·ate

 (krē-āt′)
tr.v. cre·at·ed, cre·at·ing, cre·ates
1. To cause to exist; bring into being: created a new music school. See Synonyms at establish.
2. To give rise to; produce: That remark created a stir.
3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort: create a poem; create a dramatic role.
4. To invest with an office or title; appoint: He was created a baron.
adj. Archaic
Created.

[Middle English createn, from Latin creāre, creāt-; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cre·at′a·ble adj.
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create

(kriːˈeɪt)
vb
1. (tr) to cause to come into existence
2. (tr) to invest with a new honour, office, or title; appoint
3. (tr) to be the cause of: these circumstances created the revolution.
4. (Theatre) (tr) to act (a role) in the first production of a play
5. (intr) to be engaged in creative work
6. (intr) slang Brit to make a fuss or uproar
[C14 creat created, from Latin creātus, from creāre to produce, make]
creˈatable adj
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cre•ate

(kriˈeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to cause to come into being, as something unique.
2. to evolve from one's imagination, as a work of art or an invention.
3. to perform (a role) in the first production of a play or motion picture.
4. to make by investing with new rank; designate: to create a peer.
5. to arrange or bring about, as by intention or design: to create confusion.
v.i.
6. to do something creative.
adj.
7. Archaic. created.
[1350–1400; Middle English creat (past participle) < Latin creātus, past participle of creāre to make; akin to crescent]
cre•at′a•ble, adj.
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create


Past participle: created
Gerund: creating

Imperative
create
create
Present
I create
you create
he/she/it creates
we create
you create
they create
Preterite
I created
you created
he/she/it created
we created
you created
they created
Present Continuous
I am creating
you are creating
he/she/it is creating
we are creating
you are creating
they are creating
Present Perfect
I have created
you have created
he/she/it has created
we have created
you have created
they have created
Past Continuous
I was creating
you were creating
he/she/it was creating
we were creating
you were creating
they were creating
Past Perfect
I had created
you had created
he/she/it had created
we had created
you had created
they had created
Future
I will create
you will create
he/she/it will create
we will create
you will create
they will create
Future Perfect
I will have created
you will have created
he/she/it will have created
we will have created
you will have created
they will have created
Future Continuous
I will be creating
you will be creating
he/she/it will be creating
we will be creating
you will be creating
they will be creating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been creating
you have been creating
he/she/it has been creating
we have been creating
you have been creating
they have been creating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been creating
you will have been creating
he/she/it will have been creating
we will have been creating
you will have been creating
they will have been creating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been creating
you had been creating
he/she/it had been creating
we had been creating
you had been creating
they had been creating
Conditional
I would create
you would create
he/she/it would create
we would create
you would create
they would create
Past Conditional
I would have created
you would have created
he/she/it would have created
we would have created
you would have created
they would have created
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.create - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
beget, father, sire, engender, mother, generate, bring forth, get - make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
procreate, reproduce, multiply - have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
regenerate - form or produce anew; "regenerate hatred"
clear - make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest"
distil, distill, extract - extract by the process of distillation; "distill the essence of this compound"
educe, derive - develop or evolve from a latent or potential state
spume, suds, froth - make froth or foam and become bubbly; "The river foamed"
lay down, establish, make - institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"
puncture - make by piercing; "puncture a hole"
twine - make by twisting together or intertwining; "twine a rope"
cleave - make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock"
track - make tracks upon
institute, bring - advance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings"
short, short-circuit - create a short circuit in
re-create - create anew; "Re-create the boom of the West on a small scale"
grind - created by grinding; "grind designs into the glass bowl"
bring forth, generate - bring into existence; "The new manager generated a lot of problems"; "The computer bug generated chaos in the office"; "The computer generated this image"; "The earthquake generated a tsunami"
initiate, originate, start - bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation"
yield, give - cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"
make for, wreak, bring, work, play - cause to happen or to occur as a consequence; "I cannot work a miracle"; "wreak havoc"; "bring comments"; "play a joke"; "The rain brought relief to the drought-stricken area"
bring up, call down, conjure, conjure up, invoke, call forth, put forward, arouse, evoke, stir, raise - summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
actualise, actualize, realize, substantiate, realise - make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
cause, do, make - give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident"
establish, give - bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
turn in, put on - carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"
bear, turn out - bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"; "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
build, establish - build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation"
assemble, put together, tack together, set up, piece, tack - create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
style - make consistent with a certain fashion or style; "Style my hair"; "style the dress"
strike - produce by ignition or a blow; "strike fire from the flintstone"; "strike a match"
re-create, copy - make a replica of; "copy that drawing"; "re-create a picture by Rembrandt"
create verbally - create with or from words
compose, write - write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"
choreograph - compose a sequence of dance steps, often to music; "Balanchine choreographed many pieces to Stravinsky's music"
direct - guide the actors in (plays and films)
2.create - bring into existence; "The company was created 25 years ago"; "He created a new movement in painting"
reinvent - bring back into existence; "The candidate reinvented the concept of national health care so that he would get elected"
develop - make something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation; "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
carve out - establish or create through painstaking effort; "She carved out a reputation among her male colleagues"
3.create - pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
draw - engage in drawing; "He spent the day drawing in the garden"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
build - be engaged in building; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
4.create - invest with a new title, office, or rank; "Create one a peer"
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
5.create - create by artistic meanscreate - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
do, make - create or design, often in a certain way; "Do my room in blue"; "I did this piece in wood to express my love for the forest"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
design - create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit"
design - create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
6.create - create or manufacture a man-made productcreate - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
redo, refashion, remake, make over - make new; "She is remaking her image"
prefabricate - produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally
underproduce - produce below capacity or demand; "The East German factories were underproducing for many years"
output - to create or manufacture a specific amount; "the computer is outputting the data from the job I'm running"
pulse, pulsate - produce or modulate (as electromagnetic waves) in the form of short bursts or pulses or cause an apparatus to produce pulses; "pulse waves"; "a transmitter pulsed by an electronic tube"
clap together, clap up, slap together - make hastily and carelessly
customise, customize, custom-make, tailor-make - make to specifications; "I had this desk custom-made for me"
dummy, dummy up - make a dummy of; "dummy up the books that are to be published"
turn out - produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; "This factory turns out saws"
machine - make by machinery; "The Americans were machining while others still hand-made cars"
churn out - produce something at a fast rate; "He churns out papers, but they are all about the same topic"
overproduce - produce in excess; "The country overproduces cars"
elaborate - produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product; "The bee elaborates honey"
put out - put out considerable effort; "He put out the same for seven managers"
laminate - create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material
bootleg - produce or distribute illegally; "bootleg tapes of the diva's singing"
generate - produce (energy); "We can't generate enough power for the entire city"; "The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity"
generate, yield, render, give, return - give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
extrude, squeeze out - form or shape by forcing through an opening; "extrude steel"
smelt - extract (metals) by heating
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
preassemble, prefabricate - to manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings
fudge together, throw together - produce shoddily, without much attention to detail
print, publish - put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"
confect - make or construct
proof - make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset
burn, cut - create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
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create

verb
1. cause, lead to, occasion, bring about Criticism will only create feelings of failure.
2. make, form, produce, develop, design, generate, invent, coin, compose, devise, initiate, hatch, originate, formulate, give birth to, spawn, dream up (informal), concoct, beget, give life to, bring into being or existence He's creating a whole new language of painting
make destroy, demolish, annihilate
3. appoint, make, found, establish, set up, invest, install, constitute They are about to create a scholarship fund for black students.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

create

verb
1. To cause to come into existence:
2. To bring into existence formally:
3. To form by artistic effort:
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Translations
يُبْدِعُيَخْلِـقيَمنَحُ لَقَبـا
произвеждам
tvořitvyvolatjmenovat
skabeudnævnefrembringefremstillegøre til
آفریدنابداع کردنایجاد کردنبوجود آوردنخلق کردن
luodavalmistaa
stvoritiproizvesti
teremtalkotlétrehozrang: vmilyen rangra emel
gera aîskapaskapa, búa til
創造する
창조하다
creo
darytiKūrėjaskūrimaskūrybingaskūrybingumas
ieceltizraisītradīt
povzročitiustvariti
skapatillverkagöraproducera
สร้าง
tạo ra

create

[kriːˈeɪt]
A. VT
1. (gen) (Comput) → crear; [+ character] → inventar; [+ rôle] → encarnar; [+ fashion] → desarrollar; [+ fuss, noise] → armar; [+ problem] → causar, crear
to create an impressionimpresionar, causar buena impresión
2. (= appoint) → nombrar
he was created a peer by the Queenfue nombrado par por la reina
B. VI (Brit) (= make a fuss) → montar un número, armar un lío
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

create

[kriˈeɪt] vt
(= bring into being) [+ new thing] → créer
(= cause) [+ impression, fuss] → faire
(= arouse) [+ interest] → susciter
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

create

vt
(= bring into existence)schaffen; new style, fashion alsokreieren; the world, manerschaffen; draught, noise, fussverursachen; difficultiesmachen; problems (person)schaffen; (action, event)verursachen, hervorbringen; impressionmachen; (Comput) fileanlegen, erstellen; to create a sensationeine Sensation sein; to create a fussTheater machen (inf)
(= appoint) peerernennen; peers can only be created by the reigning monarchnur der regierende Monarch kann jemanden in den Adelsstand erheben; to create somebody baronjdn zum Baron erheben or ernennen
vi (Brit inf) → Theater machen (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

create

[kriːˈeɪt]
1. vt (gen) → creare; (impression, fuss, noise) → fare
to create a sensation → destare or fare scalpore
he was created a peer by the Queen → fu nominato pari dalla Regina
2. vi (fam) → fare un sacco di storie
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

create

يُبْدِعُ tvořit skabe schaffen δημιουργώ crear luoda créer stvoriti creare 創造する 창조하다 maken lage stworzyć criar создавать skapa สร้าง yaratmak tạo ra 创造
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

create

vt. crear.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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