Definition of Design


  • the creation of something in the mind
  • a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something
    "the design of a building"
  • an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    "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"
  • a decorative or artistic work
    "the coach had a design on the doors"
  • something intended as a guide for making something else
    "a blueprint for a house"
    "a pattern for a skirt"
  • an arrangement scheme
    "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"
    "it was an excellent design for living"
    "a plan for seating guests"
  • the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"


  • intend or have as a purpose
    "She designed to go far in the world of business"
  • conceive or fashion in the mind
    "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
  • create designs
    "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
  • make a design of
    plan out in systematic, often graphic form
    "design a better mousetrap"
    "plan the new wing of the museum"
  • create the design for
    create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
    "Chanel designed the famous suit"
  • plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect
    "This room is not designed for work"
  • make or work out a plan for
    "They contrived to murder their boss"
    "design a new sales strategy"
    "plan an attack"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble design

97 unscramble word found using the letters design.

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