Cre*ate" (kr?-?t"), a.[L. creatus, p. p. of creare to create; akin to Gr. to accomplish, Skr. k to make, and to E. ending -cracy in aristocracy, also to crescent, cereal.]

Created; composed; begotten.

[Obs.]

Hearts create of duty and zeal. Shak.

 

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Cre*ate", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Created;p. pr. & vb. n. Creating.]

1.

To bring into being; to form out of nothing; to cause to exist.

In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. Gen. i. 1.

2.

To effect by the agency, and under the laws, of causation; to be the occasion of; to cause; to produce; to form or fashion; to renew.

Your eye in Scotland Would create soldiers. Shak.

Create in me a clean heart. Ps. li. 10.

3.

To invest with a new form, office, or character; to constitute; to appoint; to make; as, to create one a peer.

"I create you companions to our person."

Shak.

 

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