Meaning of DESIGN in English


I. verb see: sign Date: 14th century transitive verb to create, fashion, execute, or construct according to plan ; devise , contrive , 2. to conceive and plan out in the mind , to have as a purpose ; intend , to devise for a specific function or end , to indicate with a distinctive mark, sign, or name, 4. to make a drawing, pattern, or sketch of, to draw the plans for , intransitive verb to conceive or execute a plan, to draw, lay out, or prepare a ~, ~edly adverb II. noun Date: 1569 1. a particular purpose held in view by an individual or group , deliberate purposive planning , a mental project or scheme in which means to an end are laid down, 3. a deliberate undercover project or scheme ; plot , aggressive or evil intent, a preliminary sketch or outline showing the main features of something to be executed , 5. an underlying scheme that governs functioning, developing, or unfolding ; pattern , motif , a plan or protocol for carrying out or accomplishing something (as a scientific experiment), the arrangement of elements or details in a product or work of art, a decorative pattern , the creative art of executing aesthetic or functional ~s, see: intention

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