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Create vs. Spawn

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Createverb

(transitive) To bring into existence; (sometimes in particular:)

‘You can create the color orange by mixing yellow and red.’;

Spawnverb

(transitive) To produce or deposit (eggs) in water.

Createverb

To bring into existence out of nothing, without the prior existence of the materials or elements used.

Spawnverb

(transitive) To generate, bring into being, especially non-mammalian beings in very large numbers.

Createverb

To make or produce from other (e.g. raw, unrefined or scattered) materials or combinable elements or ideas; to design or invest with a new form, shape, function, etc.

‘Couturiers create exclusive garments for an affluent clientele.’;

Spawnverb

(transitive) To bring forth in general.

‘The Web server spawns a new process to handle each client's request.’;

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Createverb

(transitive) To cause, to bring (a non-object) about by an action, behavior, or event, to occasion.

‘crop failures created food shortages and high prices; his stubbornness created many difficulties’; ‘A sudden chemical spill on the highway created a chain‐collision which created a record traffic jam.’;

Spawnverb

(transitive) To induce (aquatic organisms) to spawn.

Createverb

(transitive) To confer or invest with a rank or title of nobility, to appoint, ordain or constitute.

‘Henry VIII created him a Duke.’; ‘Last month, the queen created two barons.’; ‘Under the concordate with Belgium, at least one Belgian clergyman must be created cardinal; by tradition, every archbishop of Mechelen is thus created a cardinal.’;

Spawnverb

(transitive) To plant with fungal spawn.

Createverb

(intransitive) To be or do something creative, imaginative, originative.

‘Children usually enjoy creating, never mind if it is of any use!’;

Spawnverb

(intransitive) To deposit (numerous) eggs in water.

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Createverb

(transitive) In theatre, to be the first performer of a role; to originate a character.

Spawnverb

(intransitive) To reproduce, especially in large numbers.

Createverb

To make a fuss, complain; to shout.

Spawnverb

(To cause) to appear spontaneously in a game at a certain point and time.

Createadjective

(obsolete) Created, resulting from creation.

Spawnnoun

The numerous eggs of an aquatic organism.

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Createadjective

Created; composed; begotten.

‘Hearts create of duty and zeal.’;

Spawnnoun

Mushroom mycelium prepared for (aided) propagation.

Createverb

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

‘In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.’;

Spawnnoun

Any germ or seed, even a figurative source; offspring.

Createverb

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 ScotlandWould create soldiers.’; ‘Create in me a clean heart.’;

Spawnnoun

(horticulture) The buds or branches produced from underground stems.

Createverb

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

Spawnnoun

(video games) The location in a game where characters or objects spontaneously appear.

Createverb

make or cause to be or to become;

‘make a mess in one's office’; ‘create a furor’;

Spawnverb

To produce or deposit (eggs), as fishes or frogs do.

Createverb

bring into existence;

‘The company was created 25 years ago’; ‘He created a new movement in painting’;

Spawnverb

To bring forth; to generate; - used in contempt.

‘One edition [of books] spawneth another.’;

Createverb

pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity;

‘Don't disturb him--he is creating’;

Spawnverb

To deposit eggs, as fish or frogs do.

Createverb

invest with a new title, office, or rank;

‘Create one a peer’;

Spawnverb

To issue, as offspring; - used contemptuously.

Createverb

create by artistic means;

‘create a poem’; ‘Schoenberg created twelve-tone music’; ‘Picasso created Cubism’; ‘Auden made verses’;

Spawnnoun

The ova, or eggs, of fishes, oysters, and other aquatic animals.

Createverb

create or manufacture a man-made product;

‘We produce more cars than we can sell’; ‘The company has been making toys for two centuries’;

Spawnnoun

Any product or offspring; - used contemptuously.

Createverb

bring (something) into existence

‘he created a thirty-acre lake’; ‘over 170 jobs were created’;

Spawnnoun

The buds or branches produced from underground stems.

Createverb

cause (something) to happen as a result of one's actions

‘divorce created only problems for children’;

Spawnnoun

The white fibrous matter forming the matrix from which fungi.

Createverb

(of an actor) originate (a role) by playing a character for the first time

‘Callas created only one role, and that was Eurydice’;

Spawnnoun

the mass of eggs deposited by fish or amphibians or molluscs

Createverb

invest (someone) with a title of nobility

‘he was created a baronet’;

Spawnverb

call forth

Createverb

make a fuss; complain

‘little kids create because they hate being ignored’;

Spawnverb

lay spawn;

‘The salmon swims upstream to spawn’;

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