The Met ended up with throngs packing into an exhibition whose layout had been designed for much smaller numbers.
The engines are designed to fall away in a sharp impact and would fall like bombs.
But our system is designed to encourage individuals, not the state, to make tough moral decisions.
1540s, from Latin designare "mark out, devise, choose, designate, appoint," from de- "out" (see de-) + signare "to mark," from signum "a mark, sign" (see sign (n.)). Originally in English with the meaning now attached to designate; many modern uses of design are metaphoric extensions. Related: Designed; designing.
1580s, from Middle French desseign "purpose, project, design," from Italian disegno, from disegnare "to mark out," from Latin designare "to mark out" (see design (v.)).