- The definition of intelligent design is a belief that the universe could not have been created by chance and that some higher-power must have had a hand in creating the universe.
The belief that God or some other intelligent being created the universe is an example of intelligent design.
the concept that the order and complexity seen in nature must be the result of a rational design, as by God, and that natural processes such as evolution are insufficient to account for them entirely
- The belief that physical and biological systems observed in the universe result chiefly from purposeful design by an intelligent being rather than from chance and other undirected natural processes.
- The purposeful design perceived in the universe or one of its parts and attributed to such a being.