The term design comes from the Late Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘to designate’): from Latin designare ‘to designate’, reinforced by French désigner. The noun is via French from Italian..
Modern design draws on it's rich history and today, encompasses a variety of areas, including:
Graphic Design/Visual Communication
Other Design Medias (Web Design)
Those enlarged or highlighted are of course the design fields I have studied and/or worked in. Explore the highlighted text on the corresponding pages (web design as part of Graphic Design).