create

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v create make or cause to be or to become "make a mess in one's office","create a furor"
    • v create create or manufacture a man-made product "We produce more cars than we can sell","The company has been making toys for two centuries"
    • v create create by artistic means "create a poem","Schoenberg created twelve-tone music","Picasso created Cubism","Auden made verses"
    • v create pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
    • v create bring into existence "The company was created 25 years ago","He created a new movement in painting"
    • v create invest with a new title, office, or rank "Create one a peer"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Incas used to create pots in the shape of peanuts that were highly prized
    • a Create Created; composed; begotten. "Hearts create of duty and zeal."
    • Create To bring into being; to form out of nothing; to cause to exist. "In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth."
    • Create To effect by the agency, and under the laws, of causation; to be the occasion of; to cause; to produce; to form or fashion; to renew. "Your eye in Scotland
      Would create soldiers."
      "Create in me a clean heart."
    • Create To invest with a new form, office, or character; to constitute; to appoint; to make; as, to create one a peer. "I create you companions to our person."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: An average home creates more pollution than does the average car
    • create To bring into being; cause to exist; specifically, to produce without the prior existence of the material used, or of other things like the thing produced; produce out of nothing.
    • create To make or produce from crude or scattered materials; bring into form; embody: as, Peter the Great created the city of St. Petersburg; Palladio created a new style of architecture.
    • create To make or form by investing with a new character or functions; ordain; constitute; appoint: as, to create one a peer.
    • create To be the occasion of; bring about; cause; produce.
    • create To beget; generate; bring forth.
    • create To originate; engage in originative action.
    • create Begotten; composed; created.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Average number of hummingbirds required to create the weight of 1 ounce: 18.
    • v.t Create krē-āt′ to bring into being or form out of nothing: to beget: to form: to invest with a new form, office, or character: to produce
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “To create something you must be something.”
  • Bruce Lee
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    “Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.”
  • John Saxe
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    “It is wise to learn; it is God-like to create.”
  • Raymond Holliwell
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    “Desire creates the power.”
  • Barbara De Angelis
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    “Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.”
  • Pablo Picasso
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    “Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. creatus, p. p. of creare, to create; akin to Gr. krai`nein to accomplish, Skr. kṛ, to make, and to E. ending -cracy, in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. creāre, -ātum; Gr. krain-ein, to fulfil.

Usage

In literature:

And he wrote, but with a fury that destroyed more than it created.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Frequently they created this opportunity themselves.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Thus nothing is created therein, neither form nor matter.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
Thine is the power to re-create thyself in the soul of man with every epoch and in every country.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
It is not at all an exaggeration to say that if Shakespeare had not created his characters they would have created him.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
Thus the first attempts are made with reminiscences, and imitated rather than created.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The news of Abisbas' defection created consternation in Madrid.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
And the joy is in the creating rather than in the thing created; the completed work is behind us, and we move forward to new creation.
"The Gate of Appreciation" by Carleton Noyes
I must die, and part with the warm sunshine, the fresh green meadows, and all the beauty that God has created.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
I could have created a world whose horrors would have remained a consoling flattery to my cynicism.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
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In poetry:

One exception! for the poet,
For the singer, shall have wings;
He the gates of Heav'n shall enter,
Highest of created things.
"The Creation Of Man" by Morris Rosenfeld
The moral riddle 'tis that haunts,
Primeval and unending curse,
Racking the mind when pulpit vaunts
A Heaven-created Universe.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
With anger, that created heat,
Upbraided Sally with deceit;
Lamented his unhappy state,
And, with a vengeance, curs'd his fate.
"The Wager" by William Hutton
When storms on the ocean
Create high emotion,
It pleases the wish
Of the monarch of fish,
For he gambols and sports in the motion.
"Two Songs" by Sir John Carr
Nations, attend before his throne
With solemn fear, with sacred joy;
Know that the Lord is God alone;
He can create and he destroy.
"Psalm 100" by Isaac Watts
The azure blue, the heavenly hue,
The first created realm of blue;
And over its radiance divine
My soul does pour its love sublime.
"Sky-Blue" by Nikoloz Baratashvili

In news:

Nonetheless, artist/programmer Pippin Barr has created a cheeky tribute to the tortures of the underworld done up in an old-school, Atari 2600 art style.
For instance, in the late 1980s and early 1990s, our efforts helped create of a series of protected areas in the Venezuelan Andes .
Wooddevotion sells wood vases, plates, cups, jewelry, wall hangings, bottles, bowls, candlesticks and boxes that Dr Chernyak creates (wooddevotion.com/).
Contributions will go toward creating a top-notch center in the region for the treatment of brain aneurysms .
Recipe created by Sylvia Weinstock.
Recipe created by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito.
Alex and Ani is a positive energy company dedicated to creating products of unparalleled quality and beauty that promote consciousness and unity.
Food author Ani Phyo creates delicioius dishes with raw food ingredients.
These downloads help you create simple animations that you can add to Flash movies.
A sample project created using animation /simulation tools.
I consider myself an amateur in creating videos.
In unanimous votes, the commissioners court created the electronic monitoring program and hired a vendor to run it.
The American Quilter 's Society Quilt Show opened Wednesday featuring 900 quilts created by artists, including 87 created by Michigan artists and a collection of dozens of quilts by 50 Japanese artists.
Rube Goldberg, the inventor who created complex gadgets to perform simple tasks in an elaborate and complex way has inspired these other engineers to create a way to enhance the romance of Valentine's Day.
Rube Goldberg , the inventor who created complex gadgets to perform simple tasks in an elaborate and complex way has inspired these other engineers to create a way to enhance the romance of Valentine's Day.
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In science:

To create a phase shift, enlarging one of the two waveguides creates a difference in the effective index and leads to an optical path difference between two parallel waveguides of the same physical length.
An integrated optics beam combiner for the second generation VLTI instruments
This jet power was estimated under the assumption that the thermal energy of the ISM is increased by the work done in creating cavities with a relativistic gas, so that the mean power in the jet can be obtained from the gas pressure, the cavity size and an estimate of the time to create it.
Hydrostatic Gas Constraints on Supermassive Black Hole Masses: Implications for Hydrostatic Equilibrium and Dynamical Modelling in a Sample of Early-Type Galaxies
FIG. 1: (Color online) Schemes to create hybrid photonic entanglement using the (a) irreversible and (b) reversible disentanglement eraser phenomenon . (c) Outline of the experimental setup that implements the scheme (a) to create and characterize HESs.
Hybrid photonic entanglement: Realization, characterization and applications
In the language of “stubs” introduced above, a graph on a graphical degree sequence is created by matching in- and out-going stubs in pairs to create m complete edges while respecting the ordering of the vertices (meaning that out-stubs can connect only to earlier in-stubs).
Random graph models for directed acyclic networks
In the Regge limit of four point functions, all that appears in the t-channel analysis is states created by light-like bi-locals The set of all states create by acting on the vacuum with light-like bi-local operators, whose component local operators are arbitrary primary fields, is over-complete.
The Regge Limit for Green Functions in Conformal Field Theory
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