Usage examples for designs

  1. Your designs are known, and the authority you have despised is now roused to punish. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  2. In addition to these real or suspected designs there was an ever- present consciousness in the mind of Don John that the enthusiasm which greeted his presence was hollow, that no real attachment was felt for his person, that his fate was leading him into a false position, that the hearts of the people were fixed upon another, and that they were never to be won by himself. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. He revealed to the admiral the designs of his countrymen, which he had overheard. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving