Origin of destined
verb (used with object), des·tined, des·tin·ing.
Origin of destine
Examples from the Web for destined
But neither had ever thought before that they were destined to become fighters.
Hershel also believes that a higher power has destined Rick for greatness.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either this is clever viral marketing for a new Yogi Bear movie or Earth is destined to become the Planet of the Bears.Bear Walks Upright, ‘Apparently Kid,’ and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fortunately, these un-American arguments are destined to fail with the American public as the issue ripens.
The plane was overflowing with a cornucopia of luxury food and amenities, as if destined for Paris.
Yet I think you do right in returning to the society which you were destined to adorn.Wild Western Scenes|John Beauchamp Jones
Fool, to that body to return Where it condemned and destined is to burn!Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley|Samuel Johnson
So far as we deviate from the revealed will of God in the use of means, we sin against him, and are destined to disappointment.A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin|A. Woodward
This campaign, which promised more than any previous campaign of the Army of the Potomac, was now destined to prove a failure.Three Years in the Sixth Corps|George T. Stevens
Von Kluck was destined to get another surprise this Sunday morning.The Wonder of War on Land|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Word Origin for destine
c.1300, from Old French destiner (12c.), from Latin destinare "make fast or firm, establish" (see destination). Originally in English of the actions of deities, fate, etc. Of human choices or actions, from early 16c. Related: Destined.