Definition: Creation

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From Middle English creacion, creacioun, creation, from Old French creacion (French création), from Latin creātiō, creātiōnis; equivalent to create + -ion. Displaced native Old English ġesċeaft.


creation (countable and uncountable, plural creations)

  1. (countable) Something created such as an invention or artwork.
    I think the manufacturers were so ashamed of their creation that they didn't put their names on it!
  2. (uncountable) The act of creating something.
    The restructure resulted in the creation of a number of shared services.
    The creation of passwords is done by a computer.
  3. (uncountable) All which exists.
    Let us pray to Christ, the King of all creation.

Derived terms

  • co-creation
  • collaborative creation
  • creational
  • creationary
  • creationism
  • creationist
  • re-creation

Related terms

  • creatability
  • creatable
  • create
  • creationally
  • creationarily
  • creationistic
  • creationistically
  • creative
  • creatively
  • creativeness
  • creativity
  • creator
  • creatorship
  • creatural
  • creaturally
  • creature
  • creatureliness
  • creaturely


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