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There are 14 meanings of the word Design.

How to pronounce design:


Design - as a 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"

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creating by mental acts
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An arrangement scheme

Example: "The awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"

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Something intended as a guide for making something else

Example: "A blueprint for a house"

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An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

Example: "His intent was to provide a new translation"

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A preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something

Example: "The design of a building"

The creation of something in the mind

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creative thinkingcreativeness17creativity18
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Design - as a verb

Make or work out a plan for; devise

Example: "They contrived to murder their boss"

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create by mental actcreate mentally
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Plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect

Example: "This room is not designed for work"

Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner

Example: "Chanel designed the famous suit"

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Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form

Example: "Design a better mousetrap"

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create by mental actcreate mentally
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Create designs

Example: "Dupont designs for the house of chanel"

Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent

Example: "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"

Intend or have as a purpose

Example: "She designed to go far in the world of business"

Example Sentences

"The design of the building incorporates innovative eco-friendly features."
"She studied graphic design in college."
"His interior design skills transformed the living room into a cozy space."
"The website has a clean and modern design."
"The car's sleek design impressed the critics."
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Word Game Points

Is DESIGN a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, design is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DESIGN has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is DESIGN a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, design is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DESIGN has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 10.

Is DESIGN a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, design is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DESIGN has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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