Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of design.
  • adj. created according to a design

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  • adj. done or made or performed with purpose and intent

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Examples

  • That _God originally designed death_, is one idea; that he _designed_ it for the _good of mankind_ is another idea.

    A Series of Letters in Defence of Divine Revelation

  • As it was the public service that designed the FoI system it seems to have been �designed by bureaucrats, for the bureaucrats�. (p 107 UTSLR 2003)

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  • “When Miller says “they don’t think that the universe is well enough designed to make the evolution of life inevitable,” he is still saying the universe is _designed_.

    Texas Tech - The Real Answer - The Panda's Thumb

  • When Miller says “they don’t think that the universe is well enough designed to make the evolution of life inevitable,” he is still saying the universe is _designed_.

    Texas Tech - The Real Answer - The Panda's Thumb

  • One of these, Chåteau Rauzan-Ségla, a grand cru classé winery in the Margaux region, is celebrating its 350thanniversaryby releasing its 2009 Bordeaux with a label designed and signed by Karl Lagerfeld himself.

    Mary Orlin: Tasting Notes on Wine and Style

  • Quite a few of the clothes from Creatures of the Wind, a label designed by Shane Gabier and Chris Peters, who live in Chicago, would be perfect for a charming, small-town misfit - a creature, surely.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "Our Idiot Brother," about a preternaturally guileless hippie named Ned and his three weird sisters, has a title designed to tickle: Idiot brother?

    'Idiot Brother': Silly, Satirical and Smart

  • The Row, the label designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, will add to the scene during New York Fashion Week next month by staging a ...

    Washington Life Magazine: DC "Real Housewife" Teams with Lela Rose for DC Fashion Show

  • The investment letter became the Ron Paul Survival Report -- a name designed to intrigue readers, the company secretary said.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Also, Glamour readers who interact with a tag designed to look like a pink bow-tied present can immediately access deals from Glamour, including contests and freebies.

    NYT > Home Page

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