tr.v. cre·at·ed, cre·at·ing, cre·ates
1. To cause to exist; bring into being: created a new music school. See Synonyms at establish.
2. To give rise to; produce: That remark created a stir.
3. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort: create a poem; create a dramatic role.
4. To invest with an office or title; appoint: He was created a baron.
[Middle English createn, from Latin creāre, creāt-; see ker-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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