transitive verb created, creating
- to cause to come into existence; bring into being; make; originate; esp., to make or design (something requiring art, skill, invention, etc.)
- to bring about; give rise to; cause: new industries create new jobs
- to invest with a new rank, function, etc.
- to be the first to portray (a particular role in a play)
ME createn < L creatus, pp. of creare, to create < IE *rē-, var. of base *ker-, to grow, cause to grow > cereal