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Drawing vs. Design — What's the Difference?

Drawing vs. Design — What's the Difference?

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Drawing

Drawing is a form of visual art in which an artist uses instruments to mark paper or other two-dimensional surface. Drawing instruments include graphite pencils, pen and ink, various kinds of paints, inked brushes, colored pencils, crayons, charcoal, chalk, pastels, erasers, markers, styluses, and metals (such as silverpoint).
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Design

Often designs A secretive or underhanded plot or scheme
He has designs on my job.
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Drawing

The act or an instance of drawing.
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Design

A design is a plan or specification for the construction of an object or system or for the implementation of an activity or process, or the result of that plan or specification in the form of a prototype, product or process. The verb to design expresses the process of developing a design.
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Drawing

The art of representing objects or forms on a surface chiefly by means of lines.
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Design

A plan or drawing produced to show the look and function or workings of a building, garment, or other object before it is made
He has just unveiled his design for the new museum
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Drawing

A work produced by this art.
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Design

A decorative pattern
Pottery with a lovely blue and white design
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Drawing

Present participle of draw
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Design

Purpose or planning that exists behind an action, fact, or object
The appearance of design in the universe
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Drawing

A picture, likeness, diagram or representation, usually drawn on paper.
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Design

Decide upon the look and functioning of (a building, garment, or other object), by making a detailed drawing of it
A number of architectural students were designing a factory
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Drawing

The act of producing such a picture.
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Design

To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent
Design a good excuse for not attending the conference.
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Drawing

Such acts practiced as a graphic art form.
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Design

To formulate a plan for; devise
Designed a marketing strategy for the new product.
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Drawing

The process of drawing or pulling something.
Proverb: An official is great in his office as a well is rich in drawings of water.
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Design

To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure
Design a building on a computer.
Design a new car model.
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Drawing

An act or event in which the outcome (e.g., designating a winner) is selected by chance in the form of a blind draw, notably of lots; especially such a contest in which a winning name or number is selected randomly by removing (or drawing) it from a container, popularly a hat.
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Design

To create or contrive for a particular purpose or effect
A game designed to appeal to all ages.
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Drawing

A small portion of tea for steeping.
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Design

To have as a goal or purpose; intend
"Mrs. Bennet had designed to keep the two Netherfield gentlemen to supper.
But ... she had no opportunity of detaining them" (Jane Austen).
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Drawing

The act of pulling, or attracting.
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Design

To make or execute plans.
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Drawing

The act or the art of representing any object by means of lines and shades; especially, such a representation when in one color, or in tints used not to represent the colors of natural objects, but for effect only, and produced with hard material such as pencil, chalk, etc.; delineation; also, the figure or representation drawn.
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Design

To create designs.
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Drawing

The process of stretching or spreading metals as by hammering, or, as in forming wire from rods or tubes and cups from sheet metal, by pulling them through dies.
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Design

A drawing or sketch.
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Drawing

The process of pulling out and elongating the sliver from the carding machine, by revolving rollers, to prepare it for spinning.
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Design

A graphic representation, especially a detailed plan for construction or manufacture.
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Drawing

The distribution of prizes and blanks in a lottery.
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Design

An ornamental pattern.
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Drawing

An illustration that is drawn by hand and published in a book or magazine;
It is shown by the drawing in Fig. 7
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Design

The purposeful or inventive arrangement of parts or details
The aerodynamic design of an automobile.
The design of an epic poem.
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Drawing

A representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines;
Drawings of abstract forms
He did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures
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Design

A particular plan or method
The party's design for increasing voter turnout.
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Drawing

The creation of artistic drawings;
He learned drawing from his father
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Design

The art or practice of designing or making designs
Studied design in college.
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Drawing

Players buy (or are given) chances and prizes are distributed according to the drawing of lots
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Design

A reasoned purpose; an intent
It was her design to set up practice on her own as soon as she was qualified.
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Drawing

Act of getting or draining something such as electricity or a liquid from a source;
The drawing of water from the well
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Design

Deliberate intention
He became a photographer more by accident than by design.
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Drawing

The act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
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Design

A specification of an object or process, referring to requirements to be satisfied and thus conditions to be met for them to solve a problem.
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Design

A plan (with more or less detail) for the structure and functions of an artifact, building or system.
The initial design of the park was rejected for being too expensive.
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Design

A pattern, as an element of a work of art or architecture.
We're working on some new designs for our range of summer shirts
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Design

The composition of a work of art.
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Design

Intention or plot.
We have designs on winning the league next season.
To be hateful of the truth by design.
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Design

(particularly) Malicious or malevolent intention.
To have evil designs.
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Design

The shape or appearance given to an object, especially one that is intended to make it more attractive.
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Design

The art of designing
Danish furniture design is world-famous.
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Design

(transitive) To plan and carry out (a picture, work of art, construction etc.).
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Design

To plan (to do something).
The king designed to mount an expedition to the New World.
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Design

To assign, appoint (something to someone); to designate.
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Design

To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.
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Design

To manifest requirements to be satisfied by an object or process for them to solve a problem.
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Design

To draw preliminary outline or main features of; to sketch for a pattern or model; to delineate; to trace out; to draw.
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Design

To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.
We shall seeJustice design the victor's chivalry.
Meet me to-morrow where the masterAnd this fraternity shall design.
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Design

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.
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Design

To intend or purpose; - usually with for before the remote object, but sometimes with to.
Ask of politicians the end for which laws were originally designed.
He was designed to the study of the law.
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Design

To form a design or designs; to plan.
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Design

A preliminary sketch; an outline or pattern of the main features of something to be executed, as of a picture, a building, or a decoration; a delineation; a plan.
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Design

A plan or scheme formed in the mind of something to be done; preliminary conception; idea intended to be expressed in a visible form or carried into action; intention; purpose; - often used in a bad sense for evil intention or purpose; scheme; plot.
The vast design and purpos of the King.
The leaders of that assembly who withstood the designs of a besotted woman.
A . . . settled design upon another man's life.
How little he could guess the secret designs of the court!
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Design

Specifically, intention or purpose as revealed or inferred from the adaptation of means to an end; as, the argument from design.
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Design

The realization of an inventive or decorative plan; esp., a work of decorative art considered as a new creation; conception or plan shown in completed work; as, this carved panel is a fine design, or of a fine design.
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Design

The invention and conduct of the subject; the disposition of every part, and the general order of the whole.
Is he a prudent man . . . that lays designs only for a day, without any prospect to the remaining part of his life?
I wish others the same intention, and greater successes.
It is the purpose that makes strong the vow.
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Design

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
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Design

An arrangement scheme;
The awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult
It was an excellent design for living
A plan for seating guests
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Design

Something intended as a guide for making something else;
A blueprint for a house
A pattern for a skirt
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Design

A decorative or artistic work;
The coach had a design on the doors
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Design

An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions;
His intent was to provide a new translation
Good intentions are not enough
It was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
He made no secret of his designs
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Design

A preliminary sketch indicating the plan for something;
The design of a building
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Design

The creation of something in the mind
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Design

Make or work out a plan for; devise;
They contrived to murder their boss
Design a new sales strategy
Plan an attack
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Design

Design something for a specific role or purpose or effect;
This room is not designed for work
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Design

Create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner;
Chanel designed the famous suit
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Design

Make a design of; plan out in systematic, often graphic form;
Design a better mousetrap
Plan the new wing of the museum
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Design

Create designs;
Dupont designs for the house of Chanel
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Design

Conceive or fashion in the mind; invent;
She designed a good excuse for not attending classes that day
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Design

Intend or have as a purpose;
She designed to go far in the world of business
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