Synonyms for (verb) create

create, make

create by artistic means

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

LESS SPECIFIC: make, create


pursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity

Don't disturb him--he is creating

LESS SPECIFIC: move, act


invest with a new title, office, or rank

Create one a peer

LESS SPECIFIC: appoint, charge