Synonyms for designdɪˈzaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. design, designing(noun)

    the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)

    purpose, blueprint, excogitation, innovation, designing, intention, figure, aim, pattern, plan, design, invention, intent, conception

  2. design, plan(noun)

    an arrangement scheme

    intention, aim, program, design, figure, designing, programme, plan, excogitation, conception, pattern, blueprint, intent, invention, architectural plan, innovation, purpose

  3. blueprint, design, pattern(noun)

    something intended as a guide for making something else

    intention, aim, form, design, approach pattern, figure, designing, formula, rule, radiation pattern, practice, plan, excogitation, conception, pattern, blueprint, traffic pattern, radiation diagram, intent, invention, convention, shape, innovation, normal, purpose

  4. design, pattern, figure(noun)

    a decorative or artistic work

    image, figure, intention, flesh, formula, frame, shape, traffic pattern, fig, figure of speech, chassis, approach pattern, physical body, trope, radiation diagram, soma, innovation, rule, human body, blueprint, radiation pattern, conception, excogitation, purpose, form, physique, plan, designing, aim, public figure, invention, number, convention, practice, digit, normal, bod, intent, name, pattern, anatomy, design, material body, build

  5. purpose, intent, intention, aim, design(noun)

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

    intention, objective, use, design, determination, aim, designing, figure, role, purport, function, excogitation, conception, pattern, spirit, blueprint, object, intent, invention, target, innovation, bearing, purpose, plan, heading

  6. design(noun)

    a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something

    purpose, blueprint, excogitation, innovation, designing, intention, figure, aim, pattern, plan, invention, intent, conception

  7. invention, innovation, excogitation, conception, design(verb)

    the creation of something in the mind

    intention, foundation, initiation, instauration, design, introduction, construct, designing, figure, creation, plan, excogitation, conception, aim, intent, blueprint, institution, founding, innovation, pattern, invention, origination, concept, purpose

  8. plan, project, contrive, design(verb)

    make or work out a plan for; devise

    throw, see, protrude, design, visualize, figure, excogitate, jut, forge, propose, cast, externalise, plan, image, project, devise, fancy, visualise, stick out, invent, contrive, send off, picture, envision, jut out, externalize, formulate, be after

  9. design(verb)

    plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect

    project, plan, contrive

  10. design(verb)

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

    project, plan, contrive

  11. design, plan(verb)

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

    design, project, plan, contrive, be after

  12. design(verb)

    create designs

    project, plan, contrive

  13. design(verb)

    conceive or fashion in the mind; invent

    project, plan, contrive

  14. design(verb)

    intend or have as a purpose

    project, plan, contrive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. design

    Design refers to the adaptation of means to an end, the correspondence and coordination of parts, or of separate acts, to produce a result; intent and purpose overleap all particulars, and fasten on the end itself. Intention is simply the more familiar form of the legal and philosophical intent. Plan relates to details of form, structure, and action, in themselves; design considers these same details all as a means to an end. The plan of a campaign may be for a series of sharp attacks, with the design of thus surprising and overpowering the enemy. A man comes to a fixed intention to kill his enemy; he forms a plan to entrap him into his power, with the design of then compassing his death; as the law can not read the heart, it can only infer the intent from the evidences of design. Intent denotes a straining, stretching forth toward an object; purpose simply the placing it before oneself; hence, we speak of the purpose rather than the intent or intention of God. We hold that the marks of design in nature prove it the work of a great Designer. Intention contemplates the possibility of failure; purpose looks to assured success; intent or intention refers especially to the state of mind of the actor; purpose to the result of the action. Compare AIM; CAUSE; IDEA; MODEL.

    aim, device, end, end, final cause, intent, intention, object, plan, project, proposal, purpose, scheme

    The design of defrauding; the design of a building; a design for a statue.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. design(v. a.)

    project, plan, devise, contrive, scheme, concoct, brew, purpose, intend, mean, propose to one's self, have in view

  2. design(v. a.)

    draw, delineate, sketch, describe, trace out

  3. design(n.)

    intention, intent, purpose, project, plan, device, scheme, proposal, aim, intent, meaning, purport, drift, scope, object, mark

  4. design(n.)

    sketch, drawing, outline, delineation, plan, draught

Translations for design

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تخطيط, تصميمArabic
  • ниәтBashkir
  • дизайн, шарка, конструкция, намерение, проектирам, десен, план, композиция, замислямBulgarian
  • dissenyar, dissenyCatalan, Valencian
  • návrhCzech
  • Design, Entwurf, designen, Muster, Absicht, entwerfen, PlanGerman
  • σχεδιάζω, σχέδιοGreek
  • intención, diseño, diseñar, modeloSpanish
  • طراحی, دیزاینPersian
  • malli, design, muotoilu, juoni, muotoilla, suunnitelma, suunnitella, kuvio, sommittelu, kuosiFinnish
  • plan, modèle, dessein, intention, conception, designFrench
  • rùnScottish Gaelic
  • עיצובHebrew
  • डिजाईनHindi
  • tervezHungarian
  • designarInterlingua
  • hönnun, hannaIcelandic
  • design, disegno, progettareItalian
  • デザイン, 意図, 設計, 模様Japanese
  • 디자인, 設計, 설계Korean
  • consiliumLatin
  • hoahoaMāori
  • disinn, iddisinnjaMaltese
  • dessin, vormgeving, ontwerpDutch
  • naʼashchʼąąʼNavajo, Navaho
  • wzornictwo, plan, zamiar, wzór, motyw, krój, dizajn, kompozycja, projekt, zamysł, projektować, designPolish
  • intenção, desenho, projetar, projeto, designPortuguese
  • конструкция, замысел, дизайн, композиция, умысел, узор, план, образец, внешний вид, модель, намерение, экстерьер, проектRussian
  • mustra, узорак, дизајн, нацрт, мустра, план, nakana, dizajn, plan, интенција, накана, intencija, uzorak, nacrtSerbo-Croatian
  • design, utforma, designaSwedish
  • kompozisyon, tasarım, niyet, tasarlamak, dizayn, desen, bileşimTurkish

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