Definition of DESIGN

noun : DESIGN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests" ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something; "the design of a building" ;

verb : DESIGN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work" ;

  • 3. (

    ) create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit" ;

  • 4. (

    ) make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum" ;

  • 5. (

    ) create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel" ;

  • 6. (

    ) conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day" ;

  • 7. (

    ) intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business" ;


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