Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Existing without having been created.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That exists without having been created
  • v. To create within.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Uncreated; self-existent.
  • transitive v. To create within.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not created; uncreated.

Etymologies

Middle English increat, from Late Latin increātus : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin creātus, past participle of creāre, to create; see create.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin increatus. See in- not, and create. (Wiktionary)

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