verb (used with object), created, creating.
to cause to come into being, as something unique that would not naturally evolve or that is not made by ordinary processes.
to evolve from one’s own thought or imagination, as a work of art or an invention.
Theater. to perform (a role) for the first time or in the first production of a play.
to make by investing with new rank or by designating; constitute; appoint:
to create a peer.
to be the cause or occasion of; give rise to:
The announcement created confusion.
to cause to happen; bring about; arrange, as by intention or design:
to create a revolution; to create an opportunity to ask for a raise.
verb (used without object), created, creating.
to do something or constructive.
British. to make a fuss.
(transitive) to cause to come into existence
(transitive) to invest with a new honour, office, or title; appoint
(transitive) to be the cause of: these circumstances created the revolution
(transitive) to act (a role) in the first production of a play
(intransitive) to be engaged in creative work
(intransitive) (Brit, slang) to make a fuss or uproar
late 14c., from Latin creatus, past participle of creare “to make, bring forth, produce, beget,” related to crescere “arise, grow” (see crescent). Related: Created; creating.
creatininase cre·at·i·nin·ase (krē-āt’n-ēn-ās’, -āz’, -ə-nās’, -nāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of creatine to creatinine, with participation of ATP.
[kree-at-n-een, -in] /kriˈæt nˌin, -ɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a crystalline end product of creatine metabolism, C 4 H 7 N 3 O, occurring in urine, muscle, and blood. /kriːˈætəˌniːn/ noun 1. an anhydride of creatine that is abundant in muscle and excreted in the urine n. by 1847, from creatine + chemical suffix -ine (2). […]
- Creatinine clearance
creatinine clearance n. The volume of serum or plasma that would be cleared of creatinine by one minute’s excretion of urine.
[kras-i-tood, -tyood] /ˈkræs ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/ noun 1. gross ignorance or stupidity. 2. thickness; grossness.