Definition of "designs" []

  • To work out the structure or form of (something), as by making a sketch, outline, pattern, or plans (verb)
  • To plan and make (something) artistically or skilfully (verb)
  • To form or conceive in the mind; invent (verb)
  • To intend, as for a specific purpose; plan (verb)
  • To mark out or designate (verb)
  • A plan, sketch, or preliminary drawing (noun)
  • The arrangement or pattern of elements or features of an artistic or decorative work (noun)
  • A finished artistic or decorative creation (noun)
  • The art of designing (noun)
  • A plan, scheme, or project (noun)
  • An end aimed at or planned for; intention; purpose (noun)
  • A plot or hostile scheme, often to gain possession of (something) by illegitimate means (noun)
  • A coherent or purposeful pattern, as opposed to chaos (noun)
  • Plural form of design. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of design. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "designs" in a sentence
  • "Of course, therefore, they are as far as possible from being mere names set before pieces of starched and painted rhetoric, or mere got-up figures of modes and manners: they are no shadows or images of fancy, no heroes of romance, no theatrical personages at all; they have nothing surreptitious or make-believe or ungenuine about them: they do not in any sort belong to the family of poetical beings; they are not designs from works of art; nay, they are not even _designs_ from nature; they are nature itself."
  • "Craft breweries - most of which have enjoyed double-digit sales growth in recent years - change their label designs and create new ones all the time."
  • "Paul Croucher, who co-owns microbrewery Croucher Brewing in the North Island tourist town of Rotorua, said the computer contains the company's financial information along with the label designs for the brewery's new beers and crucial business contact information."