noun cre·a·tion \krē-ˈā-shən\

: the act of making or producing something that did not exist before : the act of creating something

: something new that is made or produced : something that has been created

: everything in the world

Full Definition of CREATION

:  the act of creating; especially :  the act of bringing the world into ordered existence
:  the act of making, inventing, or producing: as
a :  the act of investing with a new rank or office
b :  the first representation of a dramatic role
:  something that is created: as
a :  world
b :  creatures singly or in aggregate
c :  an original work of art
d :  a new usually striking article of clothing

Examples of CREATION

  1. The play continues to entertain audiences 25 years after its creation.
  2. Job creation will be an important issue in next year's elections.
  3. These changes will lead to the creation of new businesses.
  4. The company was largely the creation of one woman.
  5. Come taste our chef's delicious new creations.
  6. She's wearing one of her original fashion creations.
  7. How are humans different from the rest of creation?

First Known Use of CREATION

14th century


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