:to bring into existence
- … God created the heaven and the earth.
- —Genesis 1:1 (King James Version)
:to invest with a new form, office, or rank
- She was created a lieutenant.
:to produce or bring about by a course of action or behavior
- Her arrival created a terrible fuss.
:to produce through imaginative skill
:to make or bring into existence something new
- an artist who is good at imitating but not at creating
:to set up a scoring opportunity in basketball