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Creative vs. Clever

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Creativeadjective

Tending to create things, or having the ability to create; often, excellently, in a novel fashion, or any or all of these.

‘a creative dramatist who avoids cliche’;

Cleveradjective

Nimble with hands or body; skillful; adept.

Creativeadjective

(of a created thing) Original, expressive and imaginative.

‘a creative new solution to an old problem’;

Cleveradjective

Resourceful, sometimes to the point of cunning.

‘clever like a fox’;

Creativeadjective

(set theory) A type of set of natural numbers, related to mathematical logic.

‘a creative set’;

Cleveradjective

Smart, intelligent, or witty; mentally quick or sharp.

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Creativeadjective

Designed or executed to deceive or mislead.

‘creative accounting’;

Cleveradjective

Showing inventiveness or originality; witty.

Creativenoun

(countable) A person directly involved in a creative marketing process.

‘He is a visionary creative.’;

Cleveradjective

Possessing magical abilities.

Creativenoun

(uncountable) Artistic material used in advertising, e.g. photographs, drawings, or video.

‘The design team has completed the creative for next month's multi-part ad campaign.’; ‘I've included in my portfolio all the creative I've completed in my five year design career.’;

Cleveradjective

(obsolete) Fit; suitable; having propriety.

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Creativeadjective

Having the power to create; exerting the act of creation.

‘The creative force exists in the germ.’;

Cleveradjective

(obsolete) Well-shaped; handsome.

Creativeadjective

having the ability or power to create;

‘a creative imagination’;

Cleveradjective

Good-natured; obliging.

Creativeadjective

promoting construction or creation;

‘creative work’;

Cleveradjective

Fit and healthy; free from fatigue or illness.

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Creativeadjective

having the power to bring into being

Cleveradjective

Possessing quickness of intellect, skill, dexterity, talent, or adroitness; expert.

‘Though there were many clever men in England during the latter half of the seventeenth century, there were only two great creative minds.’; ‘Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever.’;

Creativeadjective

relating to or involving the use of the imagination or original ideas to create something

‘change unleashes people's creative energy’; ‘creative writing’;

Cleveradjective

Showing skill or adroitness in the doer or former; as, a clever speech; a clever trick.

Creativeadjective

having good imagination or original ideas

‘a creative team of designers’;

Cleveradjective

Having fitness, propriety, or suitableness.

‘"T would sound more cleverTo me and to my heirs forever.’;

Creativenoun

a person whose job involves creative work

‘the most important people in the mix will be creatives and direct marketing specialists’;

Cleveradjective

Well-shaped; handsome.

Cleveradjective

Good-natured; obliging.

Cleveradjective

skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends;

‘cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician’; ‘came up with a clever story’; ‘an ingenious press agent’; ‘an ingenious scheme’;

Cleveradjective

showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others;

‘a cagey lawyer’; ‘too clever to be sound’;

Cleveradjective

mentally quick and resourceful;

‘an apt pupil’; ‘you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold’;

Cleveradjective

showing inventiveness and skill;

‘a clever gadget’; ‘the cunning maneuvers leading to his success’; ‘an ingenious solution to the problem’;

Cleveradjective

quick to understand, learn, and devise or apply ideas; intelligent

‘how clever of him to think of this!’; ‘she was an extremely clever and studious young woman’;

Cleveradjective

skilled at doing or achieving something; talented

‘both Grandma and Mother were clever with their hands’; ‘he was very clever at getting what he wanted’;

Cleveradjective

showing skill and originality; ingenious

‘a simple but clever idea for helping people learn computing’; ‘he taught the dog to perform some very clever tricks’;

Cleveradjective

sensible; well advised

‘Joe had a feeling it wasn't too clever, leaving Dolly alone’;

Cleveradjective

healthy or well

‘I was up and about by this time though still not too clever’;

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