Theology. to foreordain by divine decree or purpose.
Obsolete. to foreordain; predetermine.
- pre·des·ti·nate·ly, adverb
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How to use predestinate in a sentence
Whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
The adversary chiefly contemplated by the tragedians is Fate, or predestinate misfortune.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5) | John Ruskin
O how few are there to whom Jupiter hath been so favourable as to predestinate them to plant cabbages!Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. | Francois Rabelais
To this end were we born, Dearest and most sweet, and from all time predestinate!Beatrice | H. Rider Haggard
The criminal always work at one crime—that is the true criminal who seems predestinate to crime, and who will of none other.Dracula | Bram Stoker
British Dictionary definitions for predestinate
(tr) another word for predestine
predestined or foreordained
theol subject to predestination; decided by God from all eternity
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