Definition of Design:

  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.

  2. Purpose, planning, or intention that exists or is thought to exist behind an action, fact, or material object.

  3. Decide upon the look and functioning of (a building, garment, or other object), by making a detailed drawing of it.

  4. Realization of a concept or idea into a configuration, drawing, model, mould, pattern, plan or specification (on which the actual or commercial production of an item is based) and which helps achieve the items designated objective(s).

  5. An arrangement of lines or shapes created to form a pattern or decoration.

Synonyms of Design

Intention, Aim, Purpose, Plan, Intent, Objective, Object, Goal, End, Target, Point, Hope, Desire, Wish, Dream, Aspiration, Ambition, Idea, Abstract art, Action, Aim, Aim at, Ambition, Anagnorisis, Angle, Animus, Approach, Architectonics, Architecture, Argument, Arrange, Arrangement, Art, Art form, Art object, Artful dodge, Artifice, Artist, Arts and crafts, Arts of design, Aspiration, Aspire after, Aspire to, Atmosphere, Attack, Background, Background detail, Bag of tricks, Balance, Be after, Beget, Black and white, Blind, Blueprint, Blueprinting, Bluff, Bosey, Brainchild, Breed, Bric-a-brac, Bring forth, Bring into being, Brouillon, Brushwork, Cabal, Calculate, Calculation, Call into being, Calligraphy, Canon form, Cartoon, Cast, Catastrophe, Catch, Cave art, Ceramics, Chalk, Characterization, Charcoal, Charcoal drawing, Chart, Charting, Chiaroscuro, Chicanery, Chouse, Classic, Coin, Color, Complication, Composition, Conation, Conceive, Conception, Concert, Concoct, Configuration, Connivance, Conniving, Conspiracy, Constitution, Construct, Construction, Contemplate, Continuity, Contrivance, Contrive, Cook up, Copy, Counsel, Coup, Craft, Crayon, Create, Creation, Crosshatch, Curve, Curve-ball, Cut out, Cute trick, Dash off, Daub, Deceit, Decoration, Decorative composition, Decorative style, Deliberation, Delineate, Delineation, Denouement, Depict, Desideration, Desideratum, Designing, Designs, Desire, Destine, Detail, Determination, Determine, Develop, Development, Device, Devise, Diagram, Dirty deal, Dirty trick, Disposition, Dodge, Doodle, Dope out, Draft, Draftsmanship, Draw, Draw up, Drawing, Dream up, Drive at, Ebauche, Effect, Elevation, Engender, Engraving, Enterprise, Envisage, Envisagement, Envision, Episode, Esquisse, Etching, Evil intent, Evolve, Expedient, Fable, Fabricate, Fakement, Falling action, Fashion, Fast deal, Feint, Fetch, Ficelle, Figure, Figuring, Fine arts, Fixed purpose, Foil, Folk art, Forecast, Foreground detail, Foresight, Forethought, Forge, Form, Format, Formation, Frame, Fugue form, Function, Gambit, Game, Game plan, Generate, Gimmick, Give being to, Give rise to, Go for, Goal, Googly, Graph, Graphic arts, Graphing, Grift, Grotesque, Ground plan, Grouping, Guidelines, Harbor a design, Hatch, Have every intention, Hocus-pocus, House plan, Ichnography, Idea, Improvise, Incident, Intend, Intendment, Intent, Intention, Intrigue, Invent, Invention, Joker, Juggle, Jugglery, Kitsch, Knavery, Lay out, Lay plans, Layout, Lied form, Limn, Line, Line drawing, Lineup, Little game, Local color, Long-range plan, Machination, Make, Make a projection, Make arrangements, Make do with, Make up, Maneuver, Manipulation, Map, Map out, Mapping, Master, Master plan, Masterpiece, Masterwork, Mature, Mean, Meaning, Method, Methodize, Methodology, Mind, Mint, Mobile, Model, Mood, Motif, Motive, Mould, Move, Movement, Museum piece, Mythos, National style, Nisus, Nude, Object, Objective, Old master, Operations research, Organization, Organize, Originate, Ornamental motif, Outline, Paint, Paint a picture, Painterliness, Pass, Pastel, Pasticcio, Pastiche, Pattern, Pen-and-ink, Pencil, Pencil drawing, Period style, Peripeteia, Perspective, Photography, Picture, Picturize, Piece, Piece of virtu, Plan, Plan ahead, Planning, Planning function, Plastic art, Plot, Ploy, Point, Portray, Prearrange, Prearrangement, Primary form, Primitive art, Procedure, Procreate, Produce, Profile, Program, Program of action, Project, Projection, Proposal, Propose, Prospectus, Prototype, Purport, Purpose, Racket, Rationalization, Rationalize, Recognition, Red herring, Reflection, Repeated figure, Resolution, Resolve, Rising action, Rondo form, Rough, Rough copy, Rough draft, Rough outline, Ruse, Sake, Schedule, Schema, Schematism, Schematization, Schematize, Scheme, Scheme of arrangement, Scratch, Sculpture, Scumble, Scurvy trick, Secondary plot, Set out, Set up, Setting, Setup, Shade, Shading, Shadow, Shape, Shift, Silhouette, Silver-print drawing, Sinopia, Skeleton, Sketch, Sketch out, Slant, Sleight, Sleight of hand, Sleight-of-hand trick, Sonata allegro, Sonata form, Spawn, Stabile, Statue, Stencil, Still life, Story, Stratagem, Strategic plan, Strategy, Strike out, Striving, Structure, Study, Style, Subject, Subplot, Subterfuge, Switch, Symphonic form, System, Systematization, Systematize, Table, Tactic, Tactical plan, Tactics, Target, Technique, The arts, The big picture, The picture, Thematic development, Theme, Think, Think of, Think out, Think up, Thinking, Thought, Tint, Toccata form, Tone, Topic, Touch, Trace, Tracing, Treatment, Trick, Trickery, Twist, Undertaking, Values, View, Vignette, Virtu, Visualize, Volition, Way, Wile, Will, Wily device, Work, Work of art, Work out, Work up, Working drawing, Working plan, Pattern, Motif, Device, Plan, Blueprint, Drawing, Scale drawing, Sketch, Outline, Map, Plot, Diagram, Delineation, Draft, Depiction, Representation, Artists impression, Scheme, Model, Prototype, Proposal, Plan, Draw plans of, Draw, Sketch, Outline, Map out, Plot, Block out, Delineate, Draft, Depict

How to use Design in a sentence?

  1. The dress that the actress wore to the awards ceremony was an original design by a dressmaker out of New York City.
  2. He has just unveiled his design for the new museum.
  3. The cut and design of the dress were not suitable for her figure. A more flattering design , made with a less clingy fabric, may have worked better.
  4. The appearance of design in the universe.
  5. With its sleek curves and lack of edges, the design of the new building reflected the architects vision of a power-saving building of the future.
  6. A number of architectural students were designing a factory.
  7. Pottery with a lovely blue and white design.

Meaning of Design & Design Definition