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create (make, cause, be)

Definition:

to make or cause to be or to become

Class:

creation verb (sewing, baking, painting, performing, etc.)

Related to:

creature

Past tense:

created

Present participle:

creating

3rd-person singular present:

creates

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage example:

create a furor

Synonyms:

make

Etymology:

Middle English createn from Latin creatus, past participle of creare, to create...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

All senses of create...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

create | appoint [synonym, sense-specific] | creatable [adjective, derived]

[transitive] to cause to come into existence | [transitive] to invest with a new honour, office, or title; appoint | [transitive] to be the cause of | ... (24 of 545 words, 6 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/create

Merriam-Webster:

create [entry 1, verb] | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | cause [synonym, sense-specific] | design [synonym, sense-specific] | occasion [synonym, sense-specific] | beget [synonym, sense-specific] | breed [synonym, sense-specific] | bring [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

to bring into existence | to invest with a new form, office, or rank ; to produce or bring about by a course of action or behavior | "cause", ... (27 of 345 words, 6 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/create

create [entry 2, adjective, archaic] | created [synonym]

"created" (1 of 14 words)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

create [transitive] | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

to make something new or original that did not exist before ; to cause a ... | to officially give someone a title (22 of 162 words, 2 definitions, 11 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/create

Wikipedia:

Create [disambiguation]

may refer to: Create (TV network), an American public television network consisting of lifestyle and human interest programming from the libraries of PBS and American Public Television | Chicago Region Environmental and Transportation Efficiency... (33 of 158 words, 8 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Create

Oxford Dictionary:

create | complain [synonym, sense-specific] | creatable [derived]

bring (something) into existence | cause (something) to happen as a result of one's actions | (of an actor) originate (a role) by playing a character ... (24 of 140 words, 5 definitions, 6 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/create

Random House Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle]

to cause to come into being, as something unique that would not naturally evolve or that is not made by ordinary processes. | to evolve from one's own ... (27 of 139 words, 9 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/create

Wiktionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present] | creƤte [archaic, sense-specific] | make [synonym, sense-specific] | manufacture [synonym, sense-specific] | produce [synonym, sense-specific] | invent [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[transitive] To put into existence. | [transitive] To design, invest with a new form, shape, etc. | [intransitive] To be creative, imaginative. | [transitive] To cause, bring a (non-object) about by action. | [transitive] To confer a title of nobility,... (36 of 100 words, 7 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/create

New World Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle]

to cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; especially, to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.) | ... (22 of 88 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/create

American Heritage Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

To cause to exist; bring into being. See Synonyms at found1. | To give rise to; produce | To invest with an office or title; appoint. | To ... (25 of 65 words, 5 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/create

Cambridge Dictionary:

create [entry 1]

to make something new, especially to invent something (8 of 51 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/create 1

create [entry 2, British, outdated]

to show that you are angry (6 of 28 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/create 2

Encarta Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

to bring something into existence | to result in something or make something happen | to use imagination to invent things or produce works of art | to ... (25 of 120 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861601213​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle]

Origin: Middle English createn from Latin creatus, past participle of creare, to create from Indo-European *_rē-, variant of base ... (18 of 26 etymology words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

create

Origin: late Middle English (in the sense "form out of nothing", used of a divine or supernatural being): from Latin creat- "produced", from the verb creare

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/create

Online Etymology:

create

First use: late 14th century

Origin: Latin creatus, past participle of creare "to make, bring forth, produce, beget", related to crescere "arise, grow".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=create

American Heritage Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English createn, from Latin creāre, creāt-; see ker- [entry 2] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/create

Collins Dictionary:

create

First use: 14th century

Origin: creat created, from Latin creātus, from creāre to produce, make

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/create

Wiktionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English createn, from Latin creātus, the perfect passive participle of creō.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/create

Merriam-Webster:

create [entry 1, verb] | created [past tense] | creating [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English, from Latin creatus, past participle of creare; akin to Latin crescere to grow

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/create

Encarta Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Latin creat-, past participle of creare "bring forth"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861601213​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "create"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/create

Collins Dictionary:

create

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "create"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/create

Macmillan British Dictionary:

create [transitive] | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "create"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/create

Macmillan American Dictionary:

create [transitive] | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "create"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/create

Cambridge Dictionary:

create [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "create"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "create"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/create 1

the Free Dictionary:

create

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "create"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "create"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "create" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/create

Google Dictionary:

create | created [past tense] | creating [present participle] | creates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "create"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=create

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

create

Audio: North American pronunciation of "create"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=create​01 word=create

YourDictionary Audio:

create

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "create" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/create

freedictionary.org:

create

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "create" by speech synthesizer

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