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1design/dɪˈzaɪn/verb
designsdesigneddesigning
1design
/dɪˈzaɪn/
verb
designsdesigneddesigning
Learner's definition of DESIGN  
[+ object]
: 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— usually used as (be) designed
: to think of (something, such as a plan): to plan (something) in your mind
2design/dɪˈzaɪn/noun
pluraldesigns
2design
/dɪˈzaɪn/
noun
pluraldesigns
Learner's definition of DESIGN  
: 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.
[noncount]
[count]
[noncount] : the process of planning how something will look, happen, be made, etc.: the process of designing something
— see also interior design
[count] : a drawing of something that is being planned or created— often + for
[count] : a decorative pattern that covers something: a repeating picture, shape, etc., on something
: something that you plan to do
[count]
[noncount]

have designs on

: to have a secret desire and plan to get (something)
formal + humorous : to want to date or have a sexual relationship with (someone)
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