Adjective: designing di'zI-ning
Noun: designing di'zI-ning
- Concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest
"a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue";
Verb: design di'zIn
- The act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch, outline or plan)
"he contributed to the designing of a new instrument";
- Make or work out a plan for; devise
"design a new sales strategy";
- plan, project, contrive
- Plan something for a specific role, purpose or effect
"This room is not designed for work"
- Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
"Chanel designed the famous suit"
- Make a design of in systematic, often graphic form
"design a better mousetrap";
- Create designs
"Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
- Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
"She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
- Intend or have as a purpose
"She designed to go far in the world of business"
Derived forms: designings
See also: artful
Type of: conceive, conceptualise [Brit], conceptualize, create, create by mental act, create mentally, creating by mental acts, designate, destine, gestate, intend, make, mean, specify, think
Encyclopedia: Designing Design, Build & Sell Scheme