creation

noun cre·a·tion \ krē-ˈā-shən \

Definition of creation

1 :the act of creating; especially :the act of bringing the world into ordered existence
2 :the act of making, inventing, or producing: such as
a :the act of investing with a new rank or office
b :the first representation of a dramatic role
3 :something that is created: such 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 in a Sentence

  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?

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First Known Use of creation

14th century


CREATION Defined for English Language Learners

creation

noun

Definition of creation for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CREATION Defined for Kids

creation

noun cre·a·tion \ krē-ˈā-shən \

Definition of creation for Students

1 :the act of bringing the world into existence out of nothing
2 :the act of making, inventing, or producing something
  • the creation of a poem
3 :something produced by human intelligence or imagination
  • The artist showed me her creations.
4 :a wide range of places
  • The puppy ran all over creation.
5 :a living thing or living things
  • There was peace among all creation.


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