Definitions For Design


  • The act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan)
  • A decorative or artistic work
  • A preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something
  • The creation of something in the mind
  • An arrangement scheme
  • Something intended as a guide for making something else
  • An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  • The way something has been made : the way the parts of something (such as a building, machine, book, etc.) are formed and arranged for a particular use, effect, etc.
  • The process of planning how something will look, happen, be made, etc. : the process of designing something
  • A drawing of something that is being planned or created


  • Intend or have as a purpose
  • Plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect
  • Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
  • Make or work out a plan for; devise
  • Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form
  • Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
  • Create designs
  • To plan and make decisions about (something that is being built or created) : to create the plans, drawings, etc., that show how (something) will be made
  • To plan and make (something) for a specific use or purpose
  • To think of (something, such as a plan) : to plan (something) in your mind

Is Design a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Design is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Design in a Sentence

  • A team of engineers designed the new engine.
  • Who designed the book's cover?
  • He designed the chair to adjust automatically.
  • There are problems with the design of the airplane's landing gear.
  • I like the design of the textbook.
  • I love the sculpture's design.

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