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  1. bound for a certain destination: a freighter destined for Manila.
  2. ordained, appointed, or predetermined to be or do something.
  3. liable, planning, or intending to be or do something.
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Origin of destined

First recorded in 1590–1600; destine + -ed2
Related formsun·des·tined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for undestined


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