designed

[ dih-zahynd ]
/ dɪˈzaɪnd /

adjective

made or done intentionally; intended; planned.

Origin of designed

First recorded in 1580–90; design + -ed2
Related formsde·sign·ed·ness [dih-zahy-nid-nis] /dɪˈzaɪ nɪd nɪs/, nounnon·de·signed, adjectivepre·de·signed, adjectivewell-de·signed, adjective

Definition for designed (2 of 2)

design

[ dih-zahyn ]
/ dɪˈzaɪn /

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make drawings, preliminary sketches, or plans.
to plan and fashion the form and structure of an object, work of art, decorative scheme, etc.

noun

Origin of design

1350–1400; Middle English designen < Latin dēsignāre to mark out. See de-, sign
Related forms

Synonym study

5. See intend. 13. See plan.
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British Dictionary definitions for designed

design

/ (dɪˈzaɪn) /

verb

noun

Derived Formsdesignable, adjective

Word Origin for design

C16: from Latin dēsignāre to mark out, describe, from de- + signāre to mark, from signum a mark, sign
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Idioms and Phrases with designed

design


see by design; have designs on.

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