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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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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.
Never was there a creative fever such as mine from which the patient escaped fatal results.
When, however, we returned to Switzerland towards the end of June, and he found himself once more in the familiar and exhilarating air of the mountains, all his joyous creative powers revived, and in a note to me announcing the dispatch of some manuscript, he wrote as follows: "I have engaged a place here for three months: forsooth, I am the greatest fool to allow my courage to be sapped from me by the climate of Italy.
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.
But how strange it was that the creative instinct should seize upon this dull stockbroker, to his own ruin, perhaps, and to the misfortune of such as were dependent on him; and yet no stranger than the way in which the spirit of God has seized men, powerful and rich, pursuing them with stubborn vigilance till at last, conquered, they have abandoned the joy of the world and the love of women for the painful austerities of the cloister.
The creative spirit in him flamed up at the thought and urged that he recreate this beauty for a wider audience than Ruth.
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.
Concerning each of which many seem to have fallen into very great errors; for by invention, I believe, is generally understood a creative faculty, which would indeed prove most romance writers to have the highest pretensions to it; whereas by invention is really meant no more (and so the word signifies) than discovery, or finding out; or to explain it at large, a quick and sagacious penetration into the true essence of all the objects of our contemplation.
New creative enthusiasm, also, and magnificent actual new creation, followed the discovery of the old treasures, creation in literature and all the arts; culminating particularly in the early sixteenth century in the greatest group of painters whom any country has ever seen, Lionardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.
And surely the art of the painter and every other creative and constructive art are full of them,--weaving, embroidery, architecture, and every kind of manufacture; also nature, animal and vegetable,-- in all of them there is grace or the absence of grace.
She saw, with the creative eye of fancy, the streets of that gay bathing-place covered with officers.