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Destine

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Verb (transitive)
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des=tine

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Destine, v.tr. (often foll. by to, for, or to + infin.) set apart; appoint; preordain; intend (destined him for the navy).

Idiom
be destined to be fated or preordained to (was destined to become a great man).
Etymology
ME f. F destiner f. L destinare (as DE-, stanare (unrecorded) settle f. stare stand)

THESAURUS

Destine

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

ROGET THESAURUS

Destine

Necessity

VB lie under a necessity, befated, be doomed, be destined, in for, under the necessity of, have no choice, have no alternative, be one's fate, to be pushed to the wall to be driven into a corne, to be unable to help, destine, doom, foredoom, devote, predestine, preordain, cast a spell, necessitate, compel.

Intention

VB intend, purpose, design, mean, have to, propose to oneself, harbor a design, have in view, have in contemplation, have in one's eye, have in petto, have an eye to, bid for, labor for, be after, aspire after, endeavor after, be at, aim at, drive at, point at, level at, aspire at, take aim, set before oneself, study to, take upon oneself, take into one's head, meditate, contemplate of, think of, dream of, talk of, premeditate, compass, calculate, destine, destinate, propose, project, have a mind to, desire, pursue.


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