Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “design” en inglés

See all translations

design

verb uk   /dɪˈzaɪn/ us  

design verb (PLAN)

B1 [I or T] to make or draw plans for something, for example clothes or buildings: Who designed this building/dress/furniture? This range of clothing is specially designed for shorter women.
More examples

design verb (INTEND)

B2 [T usually passive] to intend: This dictionary is designed for advanced learners of English. [+ to infinitive] These measures are designed to reduce pollution.
More examples

design

noun uk   /dɪˈzaɪn/ us  

design noun (PLAN)

C1 [C] a drawing or set of drawings showing how a building or product is to be made and how it will work and look: Have you seen the designs for the new shopping centre?B1 [U] ( also designing) the art of making plans or drawings for something: She's an expert on kitchen/software design. He's studying design in Paris.B1 [S or U] the way in which something is planned and made: I don't like the design of this sofa. The building was originally Victorian in design. a serious design fault The car has some excellent design features.
More examples

design noun (PATTERN)

B1 [C] a pattern used to decorate something: a floral/abstract design I like the design on your sweatshirt.

design noun (INTENTION)

by design intentionally: I'm sure he ignored you by accident and not by design.designs [plural] plans, often ones that are not honest, to get something or someone for yourself: to have territorial designs (on neighbouring countries) humorous I think Alan has designs on your job/wife!
(Definition of design from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de design
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “design” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Palabra del día

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Aprende más 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Aprende más