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We found 55 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word design:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. design: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. design: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. design: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. design: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. design: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. design, design: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Design, design: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. design: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. design: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. design: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. design: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. design: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. design: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. design: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. design: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. design: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. design: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Design (UK band), Design (disambiguation), Design, The Design, .design: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Design: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. design: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. design: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. design: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. design: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Design: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  25. design: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. design: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. design: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. design: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. design: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. design: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. design: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. DESIGN: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  3. Design: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Design: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. Design: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. design: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. design: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. design: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. -design, design: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Design: International Publications [home, info]
  2. design: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. design: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DESIGN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. design: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. design: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]
  2. Design: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. -design, design: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  4. design: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. design: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Design: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. design: Coin Collecting [home, info]
  3. DESIGN: Reliance Electric motor terms [home, info]
  4. design: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (design)

noun:  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")
noun:  a decorative or artistic work ("The coach had a design on the doors")
noun:  a preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something ("The design of a building")
noun:  an arrangement scheme ("The awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult")
noun:  something intended as a guide for making something else
noun:  the creation of something in the mind
noun:  an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions ("He made no secret of his designs")
verb:  intend or have as a purpose ("She designed to go far in the world of business")
verb:  design something for a specific role or purpose or effect ("This room is not designed for work")
verb:  conceive or fashion in the mind; invent ("She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day")
verb:  make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form ("Design a better mousetrap")
verb:  create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner ("Chanel designed the famous suit")
verb:  create designs ("Dupont designs for the house of Chanel")
verb:  make or work out a plan for; devise ("Design a new sales strategy")

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