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Another word for design

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Verb
  1. To form a strategy for

      1. (with object after out) To calculate.
      2. To make sense of.
      3. To smooth.
      1. To plan a strategy for (a business or financial venture, for example).
      2. To determine strategies; plan.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. To state as or reduce to a formula.
      2. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
      3. To devise or invent:
      1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
      2. To transmit or give (real property) by will.
      3. To suppose; imagine.
      1. To plan with cleverness or ingenuity; devise:
      2. To invent or fabricate, especially by improvisation:
      3. To plan with evil intent; scheme:
      1. To become pregnant with (offspring):
      2. To form or develop in the mind:
      3. To apprehend mentally; understand:
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  2. To work out and arrange the parts or details of

      1. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
      2. To go out, leave.
      3. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
      2. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
      3. The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
      1. to expend
      2. to arrange in a certain way
      3. to concoct; think up
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  3. To have in mind as a goal or purpose

      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest:
      2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
      3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. To be used to convey; denote:
      2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent:
      3. To intend to convey or indicate:
      1. To have in mind; plan:
      2. To design for a specific purpose:
      3. To have in mind for a particular use:
      1. To look at attentively and thoughtfully:
      2. To consider carefully and at length; meditate on or ponder:
      3. To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
Noun
  1. An element or a component in a decorative composition

      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. An emotion, desire, physiological need, or similar impulse that acts as an incitement to action.
      2. A motif in art, literature, or music.
      3. Causing or able to cause motion:
      1. A recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work.
      2. A dominant theme or central idea.
      3. A short rhythmic or melodic passage that is repeated or evoked in various parts of a composition.
      1. A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.
      2. Mathematical calculations:
      3. An amount represented in numbers:
      1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
      2. A literary contrivance, such as parallelism or personification, used to achieve a particular effect.
      3. A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
    See also:

    part

  2. A method for making, doing, or accomplishing something

      1. The science and art of using all the forces of a nation to execute approved plans as effectively as possible during peace or war.
      2. The science and art of military command as applied to the overall planning and conduct of large-scale combat operations.
      3. A plan of action resulting from strategy or intended to accomplish a specific goal.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. A plan, outline, or model:
      2. A pattern imposed on complex reality or experience to assist in explaining it, mediate perception, or guide response.
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. The act or an instance of laying out.
      2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
      3. The art or process of arranging printed or graphic matter on a page.
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The strategy devised before or used during an event.
      2. A strategy for reaching an objective:
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  3. What one intends to do or achieve

      1. For what purpose, reason, or cause; with what intention, justification, or motive:
      2. The reason, cause, or purpose for which:
      3. On account of which; for which.
      1. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      2. Field of vision:
      3. A scene or vista:
      1. An object, such as a padded disk with a marked surface, that is shot at to test accuracy in rifle or archery practice.
      2. Something aimed or fired at.
      3. An object of criticism or verbal attack.
      1. The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
      2. Determination; resolution:
      3. To intend or resolve:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Existing independent of or external to the mind; actual or real:
      2. Based on observable phenomena; empirical:
      3. Uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices:
      1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      2. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      3. A limiting factor that must be considered:
      1. The denotation, referent, or idea associated with a word or phrase:
      2. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      3. An interpreted goal, intent, or end:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. Something that is intended; an aim or purpose.
      2. The state of mind necessary for an act to constitute a crime.
      3. Firmly fixed; concentrated:
      1. The object toward which an endeavor is directed; an end.
      2. A structure or area into which players endeavor to propel a ball or puck in order to score points.
      3. A play or shot that sends a ball or puck into or through the goal.
      1. Either extremity of something that has length:
      2. The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
      3. The point in time when an action, event, or phenomenon ceases or is completed; the conclusion:
      1. An eager or strong desire to achieve something, such as fame or power.
      2. The object or goal desired:
      3. Desire for exertion or activity; energy:
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:

Another word for design

Noun
  1. Arrangement for artistic or other effect

      1. The effort to acquire knowledge, as by reading, observation, or research:
      2. An act or effort made in the pursuit of knowledge:
      3. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      1. Something, such as a thought or conception, that is the product of mental activity.
      2. An opinion, conviction, or principle:
      3. A plan, purpose, or goal:
      1. The act, manner, or method of handling or dealing with someone or something:
      2. The usual methods of dealing with a given situation:
      3. The use of an agent, procedure, or regimen, such as a drug, surgery, or exercise, in an attempt to cure or mitigate a disease, condition, or injury.
      1. A view or vista.
      2. A mental view or outlook:
      3. The appearance of objects in depth as perceived by normal binocular vision.
      1. The act of delineating; depiction
      2. (art) An image of the outline of an object
      3. A graphic verbal description
      1. Ornamental work of interlaced and branching lines, especially the lacy openwork in a Gothic window.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. A representation, usually on a plane surface, of a region of the earth or heavens.
      2. Something that suggests such a representation, as in clarity of representation.
      3. The correspondence of elements in one set to elements in the same set or another set.
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. A reproduction made by superimposing a transparent sheet and copying the lines of the original on it.
      2. A graphic record made by a recording instrument, such as a cardiograph or seismograph.
      1. A visual representation or image painted, drawn, photographed, or otherwise rendered on a flat surface.
      2. A visible image, especially one on a flat surface or screen:
      3. A vivid or realistic verbal description:
      1. An original type, form, or instance serving as a basis or standard:
      2. An original, full-scale, and usually working model of a new product or new version of an existing product.
      3. A typical example of a class or category:
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
      1. A current of air in an enclosed area.
      2. A device that regulates the flow or circulation of air.
      3. The act of pulling loads; traction.
      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. The act or an instance of drawing.
      2. The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
      3. A work produced by this art.
      1. A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
      2. A graphic representation of an algebraic or geometric relationship.
      3. A chart or graph.
      1. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
      2. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
      3. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
      1. The act or an instance of laying out.
      2. An arrangement or plan, especially the schematic arrangement of parts or areas:
      3. The art or process of arranging printed or graphic matter on a page.
      1. The combining of distinct parts or elements to form a whole.
      2. The manner in which such parts are combined or related.
      3. General makeup:
      1. A contrivance or invention serving a particular purpose, especially a machine used to perform one or more relatively simple tasks.
      2. A literary contrivance, such as parallelism or personification, used to achieve a particular effect.
      3. A decorative design, figure, or pattern, as one used in embroidery.
      1. A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.
      2. Mathematical calculations:
      3. An amount represented in numbers:
      1. The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
      2. The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
      3. Gestalt.
      1. A recurrent thematic element in an artistic or literary work.
      2. A dominant theme or central idea.
      3. A short rhythmic or melodic passage that is repeated or evoked in various parts of a composition.
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
  2. Planned intention or procedure

      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. The action or fact of intending:
      2. An aim that guides action; an objective:
      3. Purpose with respect to marriage:
      1. Something perceptible by one or more of the senses, especially by vision or touch; a material thing.
      2. A focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
      3. A limiting factor that must be considered:
Verb
  1. To plan in a preliminary way

      1. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
      2. A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
      3. A brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or a short story.
      1. A line indicating the outer contours or boundaries of an object or figure:
      2. A style of drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
      3. A sketch done in this style.
      1. to prevent from entering or penetrating
      2. (idiomatic) to prevent (a thought) from entering one's mind.
      3. to cover something, so as to make it impossible to see.
    See also:

    plan

  2. To conceive

  3. To intend