design

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design

noun

Definition of DESIGN

1
a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective <she always achieves her objective by design rather than by luck>
2
a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends <the adventurer had devised an elaborate design to get the widow's fortune>
3
something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <the immigrant laborer had ambitious designs in mind for his daughter>
Near Antonyms means, method, way
4
a unit of decoration that is repeated all over something (as a fabric) <the curtains have a lovely floral design>
5
the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged <the design of the building's lobby encourages the free flow of traffic>
Related Words motif, theme

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