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designing

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Adjective designing has 1 sense
  1. designing, scheming - concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest; "a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill; "a scheming wife"; "a scheming gold digger"
    Antonym: artless (indirect, via artful)
Noun designing has 1 sense
  1. design, designing - the act of working out the form of something (as by making a sketch or outline or plan); "he contributed to the design of a new instrument"
    --1 is a kind of creating by mental acts
    --1 has particulars: planning
    Derived forms: verb design3, verb design4
Verb design has 7 senses
  1. plan, project, contrive, design - make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
    --1 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Derived forms: noun design7, noun design5, noun design2
    Sample sentences:
    Did he design his major works over a short period of time?
    They design the cape
  2. design - design something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work"
    --2 is one way to
    intend, destine, designate, specify
    Derived forms: noun design6, noun design2, noun design1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. design - create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit"
    --3 is one way to
    create, make
    Derived forms: noun design4, noun designer4, noun designer2, noun designing1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he design his major works over a short period of time?
  4. design, plan - make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form; "design a better mousetrap"; "plan the new wing of the museum"
    --4 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Derived forms: noun design7, noun design6, noun design1, noun designer2, noun designing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. design - create designs; "Dupont designs for the house of Chanel"
    --5 is one way to
    create, make
    Derived forms: noun design4, noun designer1, noun designer4
    Sample sentence:
    Did he design his major works over a short period of time?
  6. design - conceive or fashion in the mind; invent; "She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day"
    --6 is one way to
    gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise
    Derived form: noun design5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. design - intend or have as a purpose; "She designed to go far in the world of business"
    --7 is one way to
    intend, mean, think
    Derived form: noun design5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
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