design def


noun: design; plural noun: designs
  1. 1.
    a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is built or made.
    “he has just unveiled his design for the new museum”
    synonyms: plan, blueprint, drawing, sketch, outline, map, plot, diagram, draft, representation, scheme, model More

    “a design for the offices”
    • the art or action of conceiving of and producing a plan or drawing.
      “good design can help the reader understand complicated information”
    • an arrangement of lines or shapes created to form a pattern or decoration.
      “pottery with a lovely blue and white design”
      synonyms: pattern, motif, device; More

      “tableware with a gold design”
  2. 2.
    purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object.
    “the appearance of design in the universe”
    synonyms: intention, aim, purpose, plan, intent, objective, object, goal, end, target; More

    “his design of reaching the top”
verb: design; 3rd person present: designs; past tense: designed; past participle: designed; gerund or present participle: designing
  1. 1.
    decide upon the look and functioning of (a building, garment, or other object), typically by making a detailed drawing of it.
    “a number of architectural students were designing a factory”
    synonyms: plan, outline, map out, draft, draw More

    “the church was designed by Hicks”
    invent, originate, create, think up, come up with, devise, formulate, conceive;
    informaldream up
    “they designed a new engine”