AskDefine | Define destine

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1 decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist" [syn: fate, doom, designate]
2 design or destine; "She was intended to become the director" [syn: intend, designate, specify]

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  1. To preordain
  2. To assign something (especially finance) for a particular use
  3. To have a particular destination



  1. Form of First-person singular present subjunctive, destiner
  2. Form of Third-person singular present subjunctive, destiner
  3. Form of Second-person singular imperative, destiner



es-verb-form destinar
  1. The third-person singular of destinar in the imperative.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aim, aim at, allocate, allot, appoint, appropriate to, aspire after, aspire to, assign, assign to, be after, design, designate, desire, destinate, detail, determine, devote, doom, drive at, earmark, fate, foredoom, foreordain, go for, harbor a design, have every intention, intend, lot, make assignments, mark, mark off, mark out for, mean, ordain, plan, portion off, predestine, predetermine, preordain, project, propose, purport, purpose, reserve, resolve, restrict, restrict to, schedule, set, set apart, set aside, set off, tag, think
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