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Noun
A plan or drawing of the function or workings of something to be produced
“We were initially not happy with the first design submitted to us, but after some consideration, we changed our minds.”
Noun
A layout or composition
“The design of the new motorway should alleviate traffic congestion and also open a new route to the western suburbs.”
Noun
A pattern usually seen in artwork, or architecture
“These Roman columns had an intricate design carved by hand in ancient times.”
Noun
(mass noun) A goal or set of goals planned ahead of time
“It was an ambitious project but traversing the entire United States on the fourth of July was a design the band had set out to achieve.”
Noun
By which something is made or how it is supposed to work
“Everybody, by design, is inherently good, but some just fall by the wayside.”
Noun
A plot or plan of action
“The rebels had to come up with an ambitious design to overthrow the oppressive and fascist leader of their nation.”
Verb
To plan the look and function of a product by making a detailed drawing of it
“The small startup had an idea on how to design a website that was intuitive, responsive, and above all, informative.”
Verb
To devise and carry out how something looks and functions
“The architect will design the new city park that will hopefully attract more people to the center.”
Verb
To carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
“The company will design the new model for off-road purposes.”
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