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Definition of "creation" []

  • The act of creating. (noun)
  • The fact or state of having been created. (noun)
  • The act of investing with a new office or title. (noun)
  • The world and all things in it. (noun)
  • All creatures or a class of creatures. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "creation" in a sentence
  • "They do not go into details regarding this creation, and, unlike the Oriental teachers, they fail to distinguish between the conception of the _creation of shape and form_, on the one hand; and the _creation of the substance of these shapes and forms_, on the other hand."
  • "I am inclined to believe the apostle regarded the whole visible creation as, in far differing degrees of consciousness, a live outcome from the heart of the living one, who is all and in all: such view, at the same time, I do not care to insist upon; I only care to argue that the word _creature_ or _creation_ must include everything in creation that has sentient life."
  • "[Bug 539243] Re: initial account creation window gives no indicationof successful account creation** Changed in: empathy"