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    design - Dictionary definition and meaning for word design

    Definition
    (noun) the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    Synonyms : designing
    Example Sentence
    • he contributed to the design of a new instrument
    Definition
    (noun) an arrangement scheme
    Synonyms : plan
    Example Sentence
    • the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
    • it was an excellent design for living
    • a plan for seating guests
    Definition
    (noun) something intended as a guide for making something else
    Synonyms : blueprint , pattern
    Example Sentence
    • a blueprint for a house
    • a pattern for a skirt
    Definition
    (noun) a decorative or artistic work
    Synonyms : figure , pattern
    Example Sentence
    • the coach had a design on the doors
    Definition
    (noun) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    Synonyms : aim , intent , intention , purpose
    Example Sentence
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
    Definition
    (noun) a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something
    Example Sentence
    • the design of a building
    Definition
    (noun) the creation of something in the mind Definition
    (verb) make or work out a plan for; devise
    Synonyms : contrive , plan , project
    Example Sentence
    • They contrived to murder their boss
    • design a new sales strategy
    • plan an attack
    Definition
    (verb) plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect
    Example Sentence
    • This room is not designed for work
    Definition
    (verb) create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
    Example Sentence
    • Chanel designed the famous suit
    Definition
    (verb) make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
    Synonyms : plan
    Example Sentence
    • design a better mousetrap
    • plan the new wing of the museum
    Definition
    (verb) create designs
    Example Sentence
    • Dupont designs for the house of Chanel
    Definition
    (verb) conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
    Example Sentence
    • She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day
    Definition
    (verb) intend or have as a purpose
    Example Sentence
    • She designed to go far in the world of business
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