What is creation?

  • (noun): The event that occurred at the beginning of something.
    Example: "From its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
    Synonyms: conception
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "creation":

  • (noun): (theology) God's act of bringing the universe into existence.
  • (noun): An artifact that has been brought into existence by someone.

Famous quotes containing the word creation:

    As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    He’s indestructible. Frankenstein’s creation is man’s challenge to the laws of life and death.
    Edward T. Lowe, and Erle C. Kenton. Dr. Edelman (Onslow Stevens)

    I do not, like the Fundamentalists, believe that creation stopped six thousand years ago after a week of hard work. Creation is going on all the time.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)