Definition of Creation

1. Noun. The human act of creating.




2. Noun. An artifact that has been brought into existence by someone.

3. Noun. The event that occurred at the beginning of something. "From its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
Exact synonyms: Conception
Generic synonyms: Beginning
Specialized synonyms: Fecundation, Fertilisation, Fertilization, Impregnation
Derivative terms: Create, Create

4. Noun. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new. "The foundation of a new scientific society"

5. Noun. (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence.
Generic synonyms: Beginning, Commencement, Start
Category relationships: Divinity, Theology
Derivative terms: Create

6. Noun. Everything that exists anywhere. "The biggest tree in existence"

Definition of Creation

1. n. The act of creating or causing to exist. Specifically, the act of bringing the universe or this world into existence.

Definition of Creation

1. Noun. An invention, artwork, etc. ¹

2. Noun. The act of creating something. ¹

3. Noun. All which exists. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Creation

1. something created [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creation

creating
creating by mental acts
creating by removal
creating from raw materials
creating one flesh
creatinin
creatininase
creatinine
creatinine clearance
creatinine clearance test
creatinine coefficient
creatinine deiminase
creatinines
creatins
creatinuria
creation (current term)
creation science
creational
creational pattern
creational patterns
creationarily
creationary
creationism
creationisms
creationist
creationistic
creationists
creations
creative
creative accounting

Literary usage of Creation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Secondly, to the question why God should have chosen to create, when creation was in no way needful for His own perfection, St. Thomas answers that God's ..."

2. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (1906)
"CHAPTER IX creation Thy throne is established of old : Thou art from everlasting. ... For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain ..."

3. The Contemporary Review (1871)
"The creation of the world can only be regarded as an absolute act on the theory that the world itself is absolute, and so the exhaustive expression of the ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"These are the theory of direct creation by a personal Deity and that of emanation. The theory of a personal Creator answers the questions enumerated above ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The creation Theories of the Older Judaism and the Judaizing Christianity of Many Fathers and Modern Theologians. 1. In Judaism Proper. 2. ..."

6. Two Treatises of Government by John Locke (1824)
"Of Adam's title to sovereignty by creation, § 15. SIR Robert, in his preface to his Observations on Aristotle's politics, tells us, " A natural freedom " of ..."

7. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"Once he could account for their creation, he could easily explain their ... The lower savage accredits some animal with the creation of the world; ..."

8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Secondly, to the question why God should have chosen to create, when creation was in no way needful for His own perfection, St. Thomas answers that God's ..."

9. Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (1906)
"CHAPTER IX creation Thy throne is established of old : Thou art from everlasting. ... For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain ..."

10. The Contemporary Review (1871)
"The creation of the world can only be regarded as an absolute act on the theory that the world itself is absolute, and so the exhaustive expression of the ..."

11. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"These are the theory of direct creation by a personal Deity and that of emanation. The theory of a personal Creator answers the questions enumerated above ..."

12. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The creation Theories of the Older Judaism and the Judaizing Christianity of Many Fathers and Modern Theologians. 1. In Judaism Proper. 2. ..."

13. Two Treatises of Government by John Locke (1824)
"Of Adam's title to sovereignty by creation, § 15. SIR Robert, in his preface to his Observations on Aristotle's politics, tells us, " A natural freedom " of ..."

14. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"Once he could account for their creation, he could easily explain their ... The lower savage accredits some animal with the creation of the world; ..."

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