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Adjective: designing  di'zI-ning
  1. Concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest
    "a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue";
    - scheming
Noun: designing  di'zI-ning
  1. 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";
    - design
Verb: design  di'zIn
  1. Make or work out a plan for; devise
    "design a new sales strategy";
    - plan, project, contrive
     
  2. Plan something for a specific role, purpose or effect
    "This room is not designed for work"
     
  3. Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner
    "Chanel designed the famous suit"
     
  4. Make a design of in systematic, often graphic form
    "design a better mousetrap";
    - plan
     
  5. Create designs
    "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
     
  6. Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
    "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
     
  7. 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

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