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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.


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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