Origin of designing
Synonyms for designing
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of design
Examples from the Web for designing
Contemporary Examples of designing
And in 1939, the MOMA building opened that he was instrumental in designing and building.This Republican Loved Taxes & Modern Art
November 19, 2014
He had been designing the outfits for the Paris-based company while they were performing in Rome.Revealing The Unseen Picasso
November 3, 2014
The challenge is designing tools to help make that happen.4 Science-Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out
September 13, 2014
But Designing Home asks a deeper question as well: Why Jews?How Jews Created American Modernism
August 1, 2014
The money they spent on researching, designing, and marketing their goods is lost to a cheaper knockoff.Museum of Fakes for a City of Fakes
June 25, 2014
Historical Examples of designing
It has cost over $200,000, and it was in course of designing and construction two years.Flying Machines
W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
Why did Mrs. Hallam suspect him of designing to meet Calendar at Queensborough?The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
And always thrown at his head by designing parents for his money.
This tendency is counteracted by designing the cross section with superelevation.American Rural Highways
T. R. Agg
So I invited him to sup with me, just as if he were a fair youth, and I a designing lover.Symposium
Word Origin for design
"scheming," 1670s, present participle adjective from design (v.).
1580s, from Middle French desseign "purpose, project, design," from Italian disegno, from disegnare "to mark out," from Latin designare "to mark out" (see design (v.)).
1540s, from Latin designare "mark out, devise, choose, designate, appoint," from de- "out" (see de-) + signare "to mark," from signum "a mark, sign" (see sign (n.)). Originally in English with the meaning now attached to designate; many modern uses of design are metaphoric extensions. Related: Designed; designing.
see by design; have designs on.