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Design

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)
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de=sign

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Design, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a preliminary plan or sketch for the making or production of a building, machine, garment, etc. b the art of producing these.
2 a scheme of lines or shapes forming a pattern or decoration.
3 a plan, purpose, or intention.
4 a the general arrangement or layout of a product. b an established version of a product (one of our most popular designs).
--v.
1 tr. produce a design for (a building, machine, picture, garment, etc.).
2 tr. intend, plan, or purpose (the remark was designed to offend; a course designed for beginners; designed an attack).
3 absol. be a designer.

Idiom
argument from design Theol. the argument that God's existence is provable by the evidence of design in the universe. by design on purpose. have designs on plan to harm or appropriate.
Etymology
F d{eacute}signer appoint or obs. F desseing ult. f. L designare DESIGNATE

THESAURUS

Design

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

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Design

Intention

N intent, intention, intentionality, purpose, quo animo, project, undertaking, predetermination, design, ambition, contemplation, mind, animus, view, purview, proposal, study, look out, final cause, raison d'etre, cui bono, object, aim, end, the be all and the end all, drift, tendency, destination, mark, point, butt, goal, target, bull's-eye, quintain, prey, quarry, game, decision, determination, resolve, fixed set purpose, settled purpose, ultimatum, resolution, wish, arriere pensee, motive, teleology, intended, intentional, advised, express, determinate, prepense, bound for, intending, minded, bent upon, at stake, on the anvil, on the tapis, in view, in prospect, in the breast of, in petto, teleological, intentionally, advisedly, wittingly, knowingly, designedly, purposely, on purpose, by design, studiously, pointedly, with intent, deliberately, with one's eyes open, in cold blood, for, with a view, with an eye to, in order to, in order that, to the end that, with the intent that, for the purpose of, with the view of, in contemplation of, on account of, in pursuance of, pursuant to, quo animo, to all intents and purposes, The road to hell is paved with good intentions, sublimi feriam sidera vertice.

VB intend, purpose, design, mean, have to, propose to oneself, harbor a design, have in view, have in contemplation, have in one's eye, have in petto, have an eye to, bid for, labor for, be after, aspire after, endeavor after, be at, aim at, drive at, point at, level at, aspire at, take aim, set before oneself, study to, take upon oneself, take into one's head, meditate, contemplate of, think of, dream of, talk of, premeditate, compass, calculate, destine, destinate, propose, project, have a mind to, desire, pursue.

Plan

N plan, scheme, design, project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, resolution, motion, precaution, deep- laid plan, system, organization, germ, sketch, skeleton, outline, draught, draft, ebauche, brouillon, rough cast, rough draft, draught copy, copy, proof, revise, drawing, scheme, schematic, graphic, chart, flow chart (representation), forecast, program, programme, prospectus, carte du pays, card, bill, protocol, order of the day, list of agenda, bill of fare, base of operations, platform, plank, slate, ticket, role, policy, contrivance, invention, expedient, receipt, nostrum, artifice, device, pipelaying, stratagem, trick, alternative, loophole, shift, last shift, measure, step, stroke, stroke of policy, master stroke, trump card, court card, cheval de bataille, great gun, coup, coup d'etat, clever stroke, bold stroke, good move, good hit, good stroke, bright thought, bright idea, intrigue, cabal, plot, conspiracy, complot, machination, subplot, underplot, counterplot, schemer, schemist, schematist, strategist, machinator, projector, artist, promoter, designer, conspirator, intrigant, planned, strategic, strategical, planning, prepared, in course of preparation, under consideration, on the tapis, on the carpet, on the floor.

VB plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch, devise, invent, set one's wits to work, spring a project, fall upon, hit upon, strike out, chalk out, cut out, lay out, map out, lay down a plan, shape out a course, mark out a course, predetermine, concert, preconcert, preestablish, prepare, hatch, hatch a plot concoct, take steps, take measures, cast, recast, systematize, organize, arrange, digest, mature, plot, counter-plot, counter-mine, dig a mine, lay a train, intrigue.

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Representation

N representation, representment, imitation, illustration, delineation, depictment, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, sciagraphy, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit TV, copy, drawing, sketch, drought, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, aglet, manikin, lay- figure, model, mammet, marionette, fantoccini, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation (plan), ichnography, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, radiograph, scotograph, sciagraph, spectrogram, heliogram, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, cinquecento quattrocento, trecento.

Painting

N painting, depicting, drawing, design, perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy, chiaroscuro, composition, treatment, historical painting, portrait painting, miniature painting, landscape painting, marine painting, still life, flower painting, scene painting, scenography, school, style, the grand style, high art, genre, portraiture, ornamental art, monochrome, polychrome, grisaille, pallet, palette, easel, brush, pencil, stump, black lead, charcoal, crayons, chalk, pastel, paint, watercolor, body color, oil color, oils, oil paint, varnish, priming, gouache, tempera, distemper, fresco, water glass, enamel, encaustic painting, mosaic, tapestry, photography, heliography, color photography, sun painting, graphics, computer graphics, picture, painting, piece, tableau, canvas, oil painting, fresco, cartoon, easel picture, cabinet picture, draught, draft, pencil drawing, water color drawing, etching, charcoal, pen-and-ink, sketch, outline, study, photograph, color photograph, black-and-white photograph, holograph, heliograph, daguerreotype, talbotype, calotype, heliotype, negative, positive, print, glossy print, matte print, enlargement, reduction, life-size print, instant photo, Polaroid photo, technicolor, Kodachrome, Ektachrome, Polaroid, portrait, whole length, full length, half length, kitcat, head, miniature, shade, silhouette, profile, landscape, seapiece, view, scene, prospect, panorama, diorama, still life, picture gallery, exhibit, studio, atelier, pinacotheca, painted, pictorial, graphic, picturesque, pencil, oil, in pencil, fecit, delineavit, mutum est pictura poema.

VB paint, design, limn draw, sketch, pencil, scratch, shade, stipple, hatch, dash off, chalk out, square up, color, dead color, wash, varnish, draw in pencil, paint in oils, stencil, depict.


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