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design

de·sign

design

 
pronunciation:
dih zaIn
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: designed, designing, designs
definition: to draw plans for the form or structure of something.
She designs and makes her own clothes.He designed an addition to his house.
synonyms:
plan
similar words:
block out, plot, shape
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plan that shows how to build something.
The city council approved the design for the new library.
synonyms:
plan, program, strategy
similar words:
diagram, map, outline
definition 2: a drawing made by an artist as a model of something.
She drew some new designs for winter coats.
synonyms:
drawing, picture
similar words:
painting
definition 3: a drawing that uses a pattern.
Our curtains have a design of flowers on them.
synonyms:
pattern
similar words:
decoration, detail, figure, print, shape
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