creat- +

(Latin: to make, to produce, to bring forth)

The words in this creat- unit are closely related to the cresc- unit.

To create with, or at the same time.
1. To bring something into existence, or to cause something to be.
2. To give rise to; to produce: "That remark created quite a stir with the audience."
3. To result in something or to make something happen.
4. To give someone a new title, role, appointment, or office.
5. To be the first person to perform a particular role in a theatrical production.
6. To use one's imagination to invent things or to produce works of art; such as, to create a poem, or to create a role.
1. Formed from nothing; caused to exist; produced; generated.
2. Invested with a new character.
3. Formed into new combinations, with a peculiar shape, constitution, and properties; renewed.
1. Forming from nothing; originating; producing.
2. Giving a new character.
3. Constituting new beings from matter by shaping, organizing, and investing with new properties; forming anew.
1. The act of creating; an original product of human invention or artistic imagination.
2. The fact or state of having been created; such as, an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone.
3. The act of investing with a new office or title; the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.
4. The world and all things in it; everything that exists anywhere.
5. All creatures or a class of creatures.
4. According to the Bible, the act of God that brought the universe and all living beings into existence.

The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.

1. The literal belief in the account of creation given in the Bible as presented in the Book of Genesis: "Creationism denies the theory of the evolution of species."
2. The belief that God created the universe and everything in it.
3. The doctrine (opposed to Darwinism) that living things, and especially human beings, were created by God in the recent historical past and that they did not evolve from some earlier life forms.
1. Anyone who believes the doctrine that matter and all things were created, substantially as they now exist, by an omnipotent Creator, and not gradually evolved or developed.
2. Someone who adheres to the doctrine that the true story of the creation of the universe is as it is recounted in the Bible; especially, in the first chapter of the book of Genesis.
3. A person who accepts the doctrine that God immediately creates, out of nothing, a new human soul for each individual born.
1. The ability to create things: "Humans are considered a creative species."
2. Using or showing use of the imagination to create new ideas or things: "She had a creative approach to the problem of not having enough room for all of her clothes."
3. Making imaginative use of the limited resources available: "My wife is a creative cook who utilizes what is available."
4. Employing deceptive methods to distort financial records; such as, creative accounting, or creative bookkeeping.
5. Being a creator of new ideas and concepts for sales campaigns.
6. Characterized by originality and expressiveness; imaginative: "He was talented and often produced very creative writing."
In a productive, original, and the use of original and unusual ideas.
The ability to construct new ideas or images.
1. The ability to use one's imagination to develop new and original ideas or things; especially, in an artistic context.
2. The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, etc., and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations.
3. Originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing arts.
4. The process by which one utilizes creative ability: "His parents noticed that their son's extensive reading stimulated his creativity."
1. A person who grows, makes, or invents things.
2. A reference to the Judeo-Christian God.
She who creates.

A reference to a female who creates something.

1. A reference to, or of the nature of, a creature.
2. Belonging to a creature; having the qualities of a creature.
1. Any living person who is not self-existent; including other animal species.
2. An unpleasant or frightening living thing.
3. Someone or something that has been created; such as, a creature of someone's imagination.
4. Someone of a particular type: "She's a creature of habit."
5. Someone who owes his or her status to another person and is thereby subject to undue influence: "She is a creature of her employer because he has given her another raise in salary."