design    n 1. (gen) reka bentuk: dress ~, reka bentuk pakaian; a machine of faulty ~, jentera yg cacat reka bentuknya; the building lacks ~, reka bentuk bangunan itu tdk memuaskan; graphic ~, reka bentuk grafik; industrial ~, reka bentuk perusahaan; 2. pattern, corak: a piece of material with a ~ of roses, sehelai kain yg mempunyai corak bunga ros; 3. the art of designing, seni reka bentuk: a course in graphic ~, kursus seni reka bentuk grafik; 4. intention, tujuan, maksud: his ~ to defraud the company was forestalled, tujuannya utk menipu syarikat itu dipintas;    Kamus Inggeris-Melayu Dewan
design    by ~, dgn sengaja: I’m not sure whether it happened by accident or by ~, saya tdk pasti sama ada perkara itu berlaku dgn sengaja atau tdk sengaja; have ~s against so., berniat jahat thdp sso; to have ~s on, (colloq) a. (so.) berniat serong thdp: he has ~s on my sister, dia berniat serong thdp kakak saya; b. (so’s life) berniat utk menganiaya; c. (so’s money, job, etc) mahu akan, mengingini: to have ~s on so’s property, mahu akan harta sso;    Kamus Inggeris-Melayu Dewan
design    vi mereka bentuk + approp n: she ~s for a leading boutique, dia mereka bentuk pakaian utk sebuah butik yg terkemuka;    Kamus Inggeris-Melayu Dewan
design    vt 1. draw a plan, sketch, etc, mereka bentuk: to ~ a bridge, mereka bentuk jambatan; to ~ a bridal gown, mereka bentuk pakaian pengantin perempuan; to ~ a syllabus, mereka bentuk sukatan pelajaran; 2. plan, merancang: to ~ an attack, merancang serangan; 3. set apart, intend, khas: the house was ~ed to be a holiday home, rumah itu khas utk digunakan semasa cuti;    Kamus Inggeris-Melayu Dewan

de·sign  (d-zn)
v. de·signed, de·sign·ing, de·signs
a. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent: design a good excuse for not attending the conference.
b. To formulate a plan for; devise: designed a marketing strategy for the new product.
2. To plan out in systematic, usually graphic form: design a building; design a computer program.
3. To create or contrive for a particular purpose or effect: a game designed to appeal to all ages.
4. To have as a goal or purpose; intend.
5. To create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner.
1. To make or execute plans.
2. To have a goal or purpose in mind.
3. To create designs.
a. A drawing or sketch.
b. A graphic representation, especially a detailed plan for construction or manufacture.
2. The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details: the aerodynamic design of an automobile; furniture of simple but elegant design.
3. The art or practice of designing or making designs.
4. Something designed, especially a decorative or an artistic work.
5. An ornamental pattern. See Synonyms at figure.
6. A basic scheme or pattern that affects and controls function or development: the overall design of an epic poem.
7. A plan; a project. See Synonyms at plan.
a. A reasoned purpose; an intent: It was her design to set up practice on her own as soon as she was qualified.
b. Deliberate intention: He became a photographer more by accident than by design.
9. A secretive plot or scheme. Often used in the plural: He has designs on my job.

[Middle English designen, from Latin dsignre, to designate; see designate.]

de·signa·ble adj.

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1. to work out the structure or form of (something), by making a sketch or plans
2. to plan and make (something) artistically
3. to intend (something) for a specific purpose: the move is designed to reduce travelling costs
1. a sketch, plan, or preliminary drawing
2. the arrangement or features of an artistic or decorative work: he built it to his own design
3. a finished artistic or decorative creation
4. the art of designing
5. an intention; purpose
6. have designs on to plot to gain possession of [Latin designare to mark out, describe]

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ThesaurusLegend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.designdesign - the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"
creating by mental acts - the act of creating something by thinking
planning - the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise - an arrangement scheme; "the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult"; "it was an excellent design for living"; "a plan for seating guests"
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
configuration, constellation - an arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"
layout - a plan or design of something that is laid out
snare, trap - something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
hotel plan, meal plan - a plan and a room rate for providing a room and meals to guests at a hotel

3.designdesign - something intended as a guide for making something else; "a blueprint for a house"; "a pattern for a skirt"
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue" - a decorative or artistic work; "the coach had a design on the doors"
argyle, argyll - a design consisting of a pattern of varicolored diamonds on a solid background (originally for knitted articles); patterned after the tartan of a clan in western Scotland
bear claw - an incised design resembling the claw of a bear; used in Native American pottery
damascene - a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel
decal, decalcomania - either a design that is fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design which is to be transferred to the surface
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
device - any ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
emblem - special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
herringbone pattern, herringbone - a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery
linocut - a design carved in relief into a block of linoleum
mandala - any of various geometric designs (usually circular) symbolizing the universe; used chiefly in Hinduism and Buddhism as an aid to meditation
mihrab - (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca
motif, motive - a design or figure that consists of recurring shapes or colors, as in architecture or decoration
polka dot - design consisting of a pattern of regularly spaced circular spots
pyrograph - a design produced by pyrography
screen saver - (computer science) a moving design that appears on a computer screen when there has been no input for a specified period of time; "screen savers prevent the damage that occurs when the same areas of light and dark are displayed too long"
sunburst - a design consisting of a central disk resembling the sun and rays emanating from it
tattoo - a design on the skin made by tattooing
tetraskele, tetraskelion - a figure consisting of four stylized human arms or legs (or bent lines) radiating from a center
triskele, triskelion - a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center
weave - pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
marking - a pattern of marks

5.designdesign - an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions; "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
goal, end - the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
idea, mind - your intention; what you intend to do; "he had in mind to see his old teacher"; "the idea of the game is to capture all the pieces"
cross-purpose - a contrary aim; "at cross-purposes"
final cause - (philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process
sake - the purpose of achieving or obtaining; "for the sake of argument"
view - purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'; "he took the computer with a view to pawning it"
will - a fixed and persistent intent or purpose; "where there's a will there's a way" - a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something; "the design of a building"
sketch, study - preliminary drawing for later elaboration; "he made several studies before starting to paint"

7.designdesign - the creation of something in the mind
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
concoction - the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose; "his testimony was a concoction"; "she has no peer in the concoction of mystery stories"
contrivance - the faculty of contriving; inventive skill; "his skillful contrivance of answers to every problem" - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
plot - devise the sequence of events in (a literary work or a play, movie, or ballet); "the writer is plotting a new novel"
concert - contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement
map out, map - plan, delineate, or arrange in detail; "map one's future" - plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work"
destine, intend, designate, specify - design or destine; "She was intended to become the director" - create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit"
create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
tailor, cut - style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"
make up - devise or compose; "This designer makes up our Spring collections"
design - create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel" - make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
engineer - design as an engineer; "He engineered the water supply project"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
redesign - design anew, make a new design for
blueprint, draught, draft - make a blueprint of - create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
create, make - create by artistic means; "create a poem"; "Schoenberg created twelve-tone music"; "Picasso created Cubism"; "Auden made verses"
design - create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit" - conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
conceive, conceptualise, conceptualize, gestate - have the idea for; "He conceived of a robot that would help paralyzed patients"; "This library was well conceived" - intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business"
intend, mean, think - have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2008 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

noun 6. intention, end, point, aim, goal, target, purpose, object, objective, intent

v design [diˈzain]
to invent and prepare a plan of (something) before it is built or made A famous architect designed this building. plan, ontwerp يُصَمِّم проектирам projektovat formgive; tegne; designe entwerfen σχεδιάζω diseñar, estructurar, concebir, idear kavandama, kujundama نقشه چیزی را طرح کردن؛ ابداع کردن suunnitella concevoir לְתָכנֵן रूपाकार देना plan, zamisao tervez merancang, mendesain teikna, hanna progettare デザインする 설계하다, 디자인하다 (su)projektuoti plānot; projektēt; modelēt mereka bentuk ontwerpen tegne, lage, formgi projektować projectar a pro­iecta проектировать navrhnúť zasnovati dizajnirati formge, rita, designa ออกแบบ tasarımlamak 設計 задумувати; проектувати خاکہ یا نقشہ تیار کرنا thiết kế
1 a sketch or plan produced before something is made a design for a dress. ontwerp, patroon تَصْميم، خِطَّه план návrh, střih tegning; plan der Entwurf σχέδιο diseño, dibujo kavand نقشه؛ طرح malli, suunnitelma dessin תִכנוּן रूप nacrt terv rancangan teikning, hönnun disegno デザイン 밑그림, 디자인 eskizas, projektas skice; projekts lakaran ontwerp tegning, mønster, design projekt, model desenho schiţă эскиз strih, návrh načrt, skica skica utkast, skiss, mönster แบบ plan, taslak 設計 проект; дизайн کسی چیز کی تعمیر سے قبل کا نقشہ bản thiết kế
2 style; the way in which something has been made or put together It is very modern in design; I don't like the design of that building. ontwerp طريَقة تَصْميم проект styl, tvar; provedení udformning; design die Gestaltung, die Bauart σχέδιο diseño stiil طرح؛ الگو tyyli conception עִיצוּב शैली konstrukcija stílus, dizájn gaya hönnun design, progettazione デザイン 모양 dizainas, stilius dizains reka bentuk vormgeving design, stil, utførelse, formgiving styl traçado design дизайн návrh oblikovanje dizajn formgivning, design, planlösning การออกแบบ model, tasarım 設計 стиль; конструкція کسی چیز کا اسلوب تعمیر cách trang trí
3 a pattern etc The curtains have a flower design on them. patroon, ontwerp شَكْل، رَسْم десен vzorek motiv; mønster; design das Muster σχέδιο diseño, dibujo, motivo muster نقش؛ نقش و نگار kuvio motif דוּגמָה नमूना uzorak minta motif mynstur disegno 模様 무늬 raštas, piešinys, ornamentas (auduma) raksts; zīmējums corak patroon mønster, motiv wzór padrão model узор vzor vzorec šara design, mönster ลาย desen, süs 樣式 візерунок, узор سجاوٹ کا کوئی خاص طرز họa tiết
4 a plan formed in the mind; (an) intention Our holidays coincided by design and not by accident. voorneme, plan تَخْطيط، هَدَف замисъл plán, záměr plan die Absicht πρόθεση,σκοπός plan, intención, proyecto, propósito (ette)kavatsus برنامه ریزی tarkoitus dessein תוֹכנִית योजनाबद्ध namjera, zamisao elgondolás, szándék terencana ásetningur proposito 計画 계획, 의도 sumanymas nodoms; nolūks perancangan opzet plan zamysł propósito intenţie замысел zámer namera zamisao avsikt ความตั้งใจ kasıt, niyet 構思 намір; задум بالقصد ý định
n deˈsigner
a person who makes designs or patterns He is the designer of the yacht. ontwerper مُصَمِّم дизайнер, проектант projektant, konstruktér designer; formgiver; konstruktør der Konstrukteur, der Designer σχεδιαστής diseñador kavandaja, disainer طراح suunnittelija, muotoilija créateur/-trice מְעָצֵב रूप या रचना बनाने वाला konstruktor, modni kreator tervező perancang, desainer hönnuður designer, progettista デザイナー 디자이너 projektuotojas projektētājs; dizainers; modelētājs pereka bentuk ontwerper formgiver, tegner, konstruktør projektant desenhista pro­iec­tant; creator, designer дизайнер; проектировщик návrhár, konštruktér, projektant oblikovalec dizajner formgivare, designer นักออกแบบ teknik ressam; desinatör 設計師 проектувальник; дизайнер آرائشی ڈیزائن یا خاکہ تیار کرنے والا người thiết kế
n deˈsigningthe art of making designs or patterns dress-designing.

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