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Wordnet 3.0


1. done or made or performed with purpose and intent;
- Example: " more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis
- Example: "games designed for all ages"
- Example: "well-designed houses"
[syn: designed, intentional]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Design \De*sign"\ (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Designed; p. pr. & vb. n. Designing.] [F. d['e]signer to designate, cf. F. dessiner to draw, dessin drawing, dessein a plan or scheme; all, ultimately, from L. designare to designate; de- + signare to mark, mark out, signum mark, sign. See Sign, and cf. Design, n., Designate.] 1. To draw preliminary outline or main features of; to sketch for a pattern or model; to delineate; to trace out; to draw. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint. [1913 Webster] We shall see Justice design the victor's chivalry. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Meet me to-morrow where the master And this fraternity shall design. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 3. To create or produce, as a work of art; to form a plan or scheme of; to form in idea; to invent; to project; to lay out in the mind; as, a man designs an essay, a poem, a statue, or a cathedral. [1913 Webster] 4. To intend or purpose; -- usually with for before the remote object, but sometimes with to. [1913 Webster] Ask of politicians the end for which laws were originally designed. --Burke. [1913 Webster] He was designed to the study of the law. --Dryden. Syn: To sketch; plan; purpose; intend; propose; project; mean. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

designed adj 1: done or made or performed with purpose and intent; " more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis; "games designed for all ages"; "well-designed houses" [syn: designed, intentional] [ant: undesigned]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

63 Moby Thesaurus words for "designed": advised, aforethought, aimed, aimed at, arranged, blueprinted, calculated, charted, conscious, considered, contemplated, contrived, decided, deliberate, deliberated, determined, devised, envisaged, envisioned, figured, in the works, intended, intentional, knowing, meant, meditated, methodized, of design, on the agenda, on the anvil, on the calendar, on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, organized, planned, plotted, premeditated, prepense, projected, proposed, purposed, purposeful, purposive, rationalized, resolved, scheduled, schematized, set, shaped, strategetic, strategic, studied, studious, sur le tapis, systematized, tactical, teleological, thought-out, voluntary, willful, witting, worked out