(1) Make or cause to be or to become
"Make a mess in one's office"
"Create a furor"
(2) Create or manufacture a man-made product
"We produce more cars than we can sell"
"The company has been making toys for two centuries"
(3) Pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity
"Don't disturb him--he is creating"
(4) Bring into existence
"The company was created 25 years ago"
"He created a new movement in painting"
(5) Invest with a new title, office, or rank
"Create one a peer"
From , from , the past participle of .
- To put into existence
- According to the Bible, God created the universe in six days
- To manufacture
- To design, invest with a new form, shape etc.
- Couturiers create exclusive garments for an affluent clientele
- To be creative, imaginative.
- Boys usually enjoy creating, never mind if it's of any use
- To cause, bring a (non-object) about by action
- A sudden chemical spill on the highway created a chain-collision which created a record traffic jam.
- To confer a title of nobility, not by descent, but by giving a title either initiated or restored for the incumbent.
- Henry VIII created him a Duke.
- To confer a cardinalate, which can't be inherited, but most often bears a pre-existent title (notably a church in Rome)
- 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