- to ordain or appoint beforehand.
- to predestine; predetermine.
Origin of foreordain
Related Words for foreordainedpreordain, predestine, foreshadow, predetermine, foretell, destine, reserve, foredoom, prearrange, preform
Examples from the Web for foreordained
Historical Examples of foreordained
Let us not think that God has foreordained all this, and that we cannot hasten it.The Ministry of Intercession
Was everything, even a baggy young teacher of Arabic, foreordained?
It is part of the divine wisdom, the foreordained plan of my life.
Foreordained and predestined to be at the crucial point at the critical moment!The Long Roll
They were present to witness and to accomplish an act of foreordained justice.The History of Sir Richard Calmady
- (tr; may take a clause as object) to determine (events, results, etc) in the future