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See definition of destined on Dictionary.com
  • adj.bound for, fated in near future
  • adj.en route, on the road to

synonyms for destined

  • coming
  • designed
  • doomed
  • intended
  • brewing
  • closed
  • compelled
  • condemned
  • directed
  • foreordained
  • impending
  • looming
  • meant
  • menacing
  • near
  • ordained
  • overhanging
  • predestined
  • predetermined
  • sealed
  • settled
  • stated
  • threatening
  • at hand
  • certain
  • compulsory
  • forthcoming
  • hanging over
  • in prospect
  • in store
  • in the cards
  • in the wind
  • ineluctable
  • inescapable
  • inevitable
  • inexorable
  • instant
  • predesigned
  • que sera sera
  • that is to be
  • that will be
  • to come
  • unavoidable
  • way the ball bounces
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antonyms for destined

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  • distant
  • remote
  • unsettled
  • avoidable
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How to use destined in a sentence

Railroads are reckless Radicals and are destined by turns to make and to mar the fortunes of many great emporiums.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
From pre-natal days I was destined for the railway service, as an oyster to its shell.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Emigration is now proceeding with gigantic strides, and is destined for some time to continue.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The agitation for Tenant-Right in Ireland is destined to fail—in fact, has virtually failed already.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The Indian apparently did not realize at this early date that his was an inferior race destined to be supplanted.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
His work is destined to exert considerable influence upon the art.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The French school, however, does not appear to be destined to exercise any great influence upon the art in this country.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
There could never be anything friendly, anything possessing, in a land destined for a race of primeval giants.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
My wish was destined to be fulfilled today, as my road lay between a burning forest and a burning rost.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The book seems destined to live longer than any written by the author to date, because it is so sane and so fundamentally true.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO DESTINED

  • absolute
  • ascertained
  • authoritative
  • clear
  • conclusive
  • confirmable
  • definite
  • demonstrable
  • destined
  • determined
  • establishable
  • evident
  • firm
  • fixed
  • genuine
  • guaranteed
  • having down pat
  • in the bag
  • incontrovertible
  • indubitable
  • infallible
  • irrefutable
  • known
  • on ice
  • plain
  • positive
  • predestined
  • provable
  • real
  • reliable
  • safe
  • set
  • sound
  • supreme
  • sure
  • sure thing
  • true
  • trustworthy
  • unambiguous
  • undeniable
  • undoubted
  • unequivocal
  • unerring
  • unmistakable
  • verifiable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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