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Definitions of design:
  • noun:   the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
    Example: "He contributed to the design of a new instrument"
  • noun:   a decorative or artistic work
    Example: "The coach had a design on the doors"
  • noun:   a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something
    Example: "The design of a building"
  • noun:   an arrangement scheme
    Example: "The awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"
  • noun:   something intended as a guide for making something else
  • noun:   the creation of something in the mind
  • noun:   an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    Example: "He made no secret of his designs"
  • verb:   intend or have as a purpose
    Example: "She designed to go far in the world of business"
  • verb:   design something for a specific role or purpose or effect
    Example: "This room is not designed for work"
  • verb:   conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
    Example: "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
  • verb:   make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
    Example: "Design a better mousetrap"
  • verb:   create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
    Example: "Chanel designed the famous suit"
  • verb:   create designs
    Example: "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
  • verb:   make or work out a plan for; devise
    Example: "Design a new sales strategy"

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