create

verb
1. make or cause to be or to become (Freq. 94)
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make a mess in one's office

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create a furor

Syn: ↑make
See Also: ↑make over (for: ↑make), ↑make up (for: ↑make)
Derivationally related forms: ↑creature, ↑making (for: ↑make)
Hyponyms:
beget, ↑get, ↑engender, ↑father, ↑mother, ↑sire, ↑generate, ↑bring forth, ↑reproduce, ↑procreate, ↑multiply, ↑regenerate, ↑clear, ↑distill, ↑extract, ↑distil, ↑derive, ↑educe, ↑froth, ↑spume, ↑suds, ↑lay down, ↑establish, ↑make, ↑puncture, ↑twine, ↑cleave, ↑track, ↑institute, ↑bring, ↑short-circuit, ↑short, ↑re-create, ↑grind, ↑originate, ↑initiate, ↑start, ↑give, ↑yield, ↑work, ↑play, ↑wreak, ↑make for, ↑raise, ↑conjure, ↑conjure up, ↑invoke, ↑evoke, ↑stir, ↑call down, ↑arouse, ↑bring up, ↑put forward, ↑call forth, ↑create by mental act, ↑create mentally, ↑realize, ↑realise, ↑actualize, ↑actualise, ↑substantiate, ↑cause, ↑do, ↑put on, ↑turn in, ↑bear, ↑turn out, ↑create from raw material, ↑create from raw stuff, ↑construct, ↑build, ↑assemble, ↑piece, ↑put together, ↑set up, ↑tack, ↑tack together, ↑style, ↑strike, ↑copy, ↑create verbally, ↑compose, ↑write, ↑choreograph, ↑direct, ↑film, ↑film-make, ↑recreate, ↑offset, ↑scrape, ↑produce, ↑bring about, ↑give rise, ↑press, ↑prepare, ↑cut, ↑beat, ↑chop, ↑manufacture, ↑blast, ↑shell, ↑elicit, ↑enkindle, ↑kindle, ↑fire, ↑provoke, ↑incorporate, ↑form, ↑organize, ↑organise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. bring into existence (Freq. 38)
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The company was created 25 years ago

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He created a new movement in painting

Derivationally related forms: ↑creative, ↑creation, ↑Creation
Hyponyms: ↑reinvent, ↑develop, ↑carve out
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

3. pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity (Freq. 6)
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Don't disturb him—he is creating

Derivationally related forms: ↑creative, ↑creation, ↑creator
Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑move
Hyponyms: ↑draw, ↑paint, ↑build
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

4. invest with a new title, office, or rank
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Create one a peer

Hypernyms: ↑appoint, ↑charge
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s somebody something

5. create by artistic means
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create a poem

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Schoenberg created twelve-tone music

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Picasso created Cubism

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Auden made verses

Syn: ↑make
Derivationally related forms: ↑making (for: ↑make), ↑creative, ↑creation
Hypernyms: ↑make
Hyponyms: ↑do, ↑make, ↑design
Verb Group: ↑produce, ↑make
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Sam and Sue create the movie

6. create or manufacture a man-made product
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We produce more cars than we can sell

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The company has been making toys for two centuries

Syn: ↑produce, ↑make
Derivationally related forms: ↑creation, ↑maker (for: ↑make), ↑make (for: ↑make), ↑making (for: ↑make), ↑producer (for: ↑produce), ↑product (for: ↑produce)
Hyponyms:
Verb Group: ↑make
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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Sam and Sue create the movie


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