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destined

[ des-tind ]
/ ˈdɛs tɪnd /
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adjective
bound for a certain destination: a freighter destined for Manila.
ordained, appointed, or predetermined to be or do something.
liable, planning, or intending to be or do something.
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Origin of destined

First recorded in 1590–1600; destine + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM destined

un·des·tined, adjective
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How to use destined in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for destined

destined
/ (ˈdɛstɪnd) /

adjective (postpositive)
foreordained or certain; meanthe is destined to be famous
(usually foll by for) heading (towards a specific destination); directeda letter destined for Europe
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