transitive verb-·at′ed, -·at′ing
- 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)
Origin of createMiddle English createn from Classical Latin creatus, past participle of creare, to create from Indo-European an unverified form ?r?-, variant, variety of base an unverified form ker-, to grow, cause to grow from source cereal