Definition of Designing

1. 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"

Exact synonyms: Design
Generic synonyms: Creating By Mental Acts
Specialized synonyms: Planning
Derivative terms: Design, Design, Design, Design



2. Adjective. Concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest. "A scheming gold digger"
Exact synonyms: Scheming
Similar to: Artful

Definition of Designing

1. a. Intriguing; artful; scheming; as, a designing man.

2. n. The act of making designs or sketches; the act of forming designs or plans.

Definition of Designing

1. Verb. (present participle of design) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Designing

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Designing

designedness
designee
designees
designer
designer baby
designer drug
designer drugs
designer oestrogen
designerati
designerless
designerly
designers
designerwear
designful
designfulness
designing
designings
designless
designment
designments
designs
designy
desilication
desilver
desilvered
desilvering
desilverization
desilverize
desilverized
desilverizes

Literary usage of Designing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"Roll Designing for Merchant Mills: It does not require much imagination to see that ... That the art of designing rolls for these small mills must have made ..."

2. Nuclear Weapons: Improved Management Needed to Implement Stockpile edited by Gary L. Jones (2000)
"Since the beginning of the Manhattan Project, DOE and its predecessor agencies have been responsible for designing and maintaining the nation's nuclear ..."

3. Careers for women by Catherine Filene (1920)
"There are many things connected with designing — which, briefly, is nothing more than putting this natural interest in planning models for gowns and frocks ..."

4. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"... of as a designing, intriguing schemer, who was panic- stricken at the name of Napoleon, ... designing ..."

5. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1887)
"... IN MA CHINE Designing. BY JOHN T. HAWKINS, TAUNTON, ... dimensions,) is the proper designing of time various parts, so as to fit them best for the ..."

6. The Useful Arts: Considered in Connexion with the Applications of Science by Jacob Bigelow (1853)
"ARTS OF Designing AND PAINTING. Divisions. Perspective, Field of Vision, ... Designing is the art of delineating or drawing the appearance of natural ..."

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