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English noun: creation

1. creation (act) the human act of creating


Synonymscreative activity


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)art, artistic creation, artistic production, creating by mental acts, creating by removal, creating from raw materials, erotica, porn, porno, pornography, production, re-creation, smut

2. creation (artifact) an artifact that has been brought into existence by someone


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact


Narrower (hyponym)art, classic, composition, fine art, improvisation, innovation, invention, master, master copy, needlecraft, needlework, original, piece, product, production, remake, remaking, representation

3. creation (event) the event that occurred at the beginning of something


SamplesFrom its creation the plan was doomed to failure.


Synonymsconception


Broader (hypernym)beginning


Narrower (hyponym)fecundation, fertilisation, fertilization, impregnation

4. creation (act) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new


SamplesShe looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.


Synonymsfoundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination


Broader (hypernym)beginning, commencement, start


Narrower (hyponym)authorship, paternity

5. Creation (act) (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence


Instance hypernymbeginning, commencement, start


Domain categorydivinity, theology

6. creation (object) everything that exists anywhere


SamplesThey study the evolution of the universe.
The biggest tree in existence.


Synonymscosmos, existence, macrocosm, universe, world


Broader (hypernym)natural object


Narrower (hyponym)closed universe, natural order, nature


Part holonymcelestial body, estraterrestrial body, extraterrestrial object, heavenly body


Member holonymextragalactic nebula, galaxy









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