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Definitions of creation

  1. the event that occurred at the beginning of something; " from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
  2. everything that exists anywhere; " they study the evolution of the universe"; " the biggest tree in existence"
  3. ( theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence
  4. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
  5. the human act of creating
  6. an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone
  7. the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; " she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; " the foundation of a new scientific society"; " he regards the fork as a modern introduction"
  8. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.
  9. That which is created; that which is produced or caused to exist, as the world or some original work of art or of the imagination; nature.
  10. The act of constituting or investing with a new character; appointment; formation.
  11. The act of making, forming, or originating; the thing made, formed, or originated.
  12. The act of creating, esp. the universe: that which is created, the world, the universe.
  13. Act of creating; that which is created; the universe.
  14. The act of creating; that which is created; the universe.
  15. The act of creating, especially the world; the things created; the world; the universe; the act of investing with a new character.
  16. The act of creating the world; the world itself; the universe.
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Usage examples for creation

  1. All creation wept that hour, for Christ was on the Cross. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  2. This is a creation – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. He offers an explanation, different from Aristotle's, of the creation of the world. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  4. Thus these two most powerful forces in the creation of character, the Church and the School, lose their hold upon youth at the same time. – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  5. We must think because we were given something to think with, ages ago, at the time of our creation – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  6. The people of the Far West have thrown themselves into the work, we cannot say of restoration, but rather of creation of woodland, with much of the passionate energy which marks their action in reference to other modes of physical improvement. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  7. It is proper creation – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  8. For the first time in a week he felt at one with creation – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. As to my feeling for Willems it was but the regard one cannot help having for one's own creation – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  10. 12; and not to know the nature of this creation was, for a teacher in Israel, the highest disgrace, John iii. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  11. The words spoken are not his creation yet he, too, must appropriate them by what may be called a creative process before he can understand them. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  12. Let the whole creation praise Thee, O Thou Lord of the world! – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  13. It will be a great joy to me to grasp your creation through your immediate aid. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  14. A creation of British rule. – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  15. This perplexing specimen is totally different from any species of our animal creation – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  16. No more lords of creation Denny. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  17. Some people don't think much of the creation of man nowadays. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  18. Where in creation was the Present? – Little Eve Edgarton by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  19. All that was necessary for the creation of character was to fit these pieces of the moral type together again in a different way, and to breathe the spirit of genius into the new creation – John Lyly by John Dover Wilson
  20. " Sing the Creation said the Vision. – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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