creation Definition

  • 1the action or process of bringing something into existence
  • 2a thing that has been made or invented, especially something showing artistic talent

Using creation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "creation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The creation of the universe is still a mystery to scientists.

  • Example

    The artist's latest creation was a sculpture made of recycled materials.

  • Example

    The company is known for its innovative creations in the tech industry.

creation Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for creation

  • destruction
  • demolition

Idioms Using creation

  • at the very start of something


    In the beginning of creation, there were only a few companies in the tech industry.

  • a creation of one's own

    something that one has made or invented oneself


    The author's latest novel is a creation of her own, based on her personal experiences.

  • a piece of art or literature that shows great skill and creativity


    The painting was a true work of creation, with vibrant colors and intricate details.

Phrases with creation

  • a symbolic narrative of how the world began and how people first came to inhabit it


    Many cultures have their own creation myths that explain the origins of the world.

  • a religious belief that the origin of the universe and life can be explained by literal interpretation of the Bible


    Creation science is not accepted as a valid scientific theory by the scientific community.

  • the idea that humans have a responsibility to care for the environment and all living things as part of God's creation


    Many religious organizations promote creation care as a way to protect the planet and its inhabitants.

Origins of creation

from Old French 'creacion', from Latin 'creatio', from 'creare' meaning 'to produce'


Summary: creation in Brief

The term 'creation' [kriˈeɪʃ(ə)n] refers to the act of bringing something into existence or the thing that has been made or invented. It can refer to the formation of the universe or the latest artistic or technological innovation, as in 'The company is known for its innovative creations in the tech industry.' 'Creation' extends into phrases like 'creation myth,' and idioms like 'a work of creation,' denoting great skill and creativity.

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