[ dih-zahynd ]
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  1. made or done intentionally; intended; planned.

Origin of designed

First recorded in 1580–90; design + -ed2

Other words from designed

  • de·sign·ed·ness [dih-zahy-nid-nis], /dɪˈzaɪ nɪd nɪs/, noun
  • non·de·signed, adjective
  • pre·de·signed, adjective
  • well-de·signed, adjective

Words Nearby designed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use designed in a sentence

  • In this little room the galleries had been designed; the windows had looked upon the commencement of the great work.

  • The text of the amendments designed to carry out these recommendations will be submitted by the Board at an early date.

    Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
  • The so-called war credit banks are designed to serve this purpose.

    Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Of the Ten Commandments, seven are designed as defences of the possessions and prerogatives of God and the property-owner.

    God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
  • Each country has its peculiar and native rendering of every sound hole that was first designed in Italy.

    Antonio Stradivari | Horace William Petherick