What does the word creative mean?

Usage examples for creative

  1. And engineering being a science, a science in the pursuit of which also man is offered opportunities for the exercise of his creative instincts, like art, is therefore doubly gratifying as a life's work. – Opportunities in Engineering by Charles M. Horton
  2. A creative impulse had seized hold of Tory. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook