design

Part of speech: adjective

DESIGNABLE.

Part of speech: verb

To plan; invent.

Part of speech: verb

To plan for a purpose; purpose; intend.

Part of speech: verb

To draw; sketch in outline.

Part of speech: verb

To from designs; contrive.

Part of speech: noun

A pattern; preliminary sketch; the art of designing.

Part of speech: noun

The adaptation of means to an end; plan; contrivance; also, the object or end sought; purpose; intention.

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Usage examples "design":

  1. I did not like to make my strong desire known by asking after her, and, besides, I began to have a slight suspicion that there was some design in keeping us from meeting. - "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.
  2. That there is an all- wise design and purpose of some sort, behind and above it all, I have no doubt. - "Heart and Soul", Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post).
  3. He'll follow any design you give him, and the woods, of course, are excellent. - "O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921", Various.