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des·tine

 (dĕs′tĭn)
tr.v. des·tined, des·tin·ing, des·tines
1. To cause to have a certain outcome; preordain by fate or fortune: a foolish scheme destined to fail; a film destined to become a classic.
2. To assign for a specific end, use, or purpose: money destined to pay for their child's education.
3. To direct toward a given destination: a flight destined for Tokyo.

[Middle English destinen, from Old French destiner; see destiny.]

destine

(ˈdɛstɪn)
vb
(tr) to set apart or appoint (for a certain purpose or person, or to do something); intend; design
[C14: from Old French destiner, from Latin dēstināre to appoint, from de- + -stināre, from stāre to stand]

des•tine

(ˈdɛs tɪn)

v.t. -tined, -tin•ing.
1. to set apart for a particular use, purpose, etc.; intend.
2. to appoint or ordain beforehand; foreordain; predetermine.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French destiner < Latin dēstināre to establish, determine =dē- de- + *stanāre, akin to stāre to stand]

destine


Past participle: destined
Gerund: destining

Imperative
destine
destine
Present
I destine
you destine
he/she/it destines
we destine
you destine
they destine
Preterite
I destined
you destined
he/she/it destined
we destined
you destined
they destined
Present Continuous
I am destining
you are destining
he/she/it is destining
we are destining
you are destining
they are destining
Present Perfect
I have destined
you have destined
he/she/it has destined
we have destined
you have destined
they have destined
Past Continuous
I was destining
you were destining
he/she/it was destining
we were destining
you were destining
they were destining
Past Perfect
I had destined
you had destined
he/she/it had destined
we had destined
you had destined
they had destined
Future
I will destine
you will destine
he/she/it will destine
we will destine
you will destine
they will destine
Future Perfect
I will have destined
you will have destined
he/she/it will have destined
we will have destined
you will have destined
they will have destined
Future Continuous
I will be destining
you will be destining
he/she/it will be destining
we will be destining
you will be destining
they will be destining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been destining
you have been destining
he/she/it has been destining
we have been destining
you have been destining
they have been destining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been destining
you will have been destining
he/she/it will have been destining
we will have been destining
you will have been destining
they will have been destining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been destining
you had been destining
he/she/it had been destining
we had been destining
you had been destining
they had been destining
Conditional
I would destine
you would destine
he/she/it would destine
we would destine
you would destine
they would destine
Past Conditional
I would have destined
you would have destined
he/she/it would have destined
we would have destined
you would have destined
they would have destined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.destine - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
ordain - issue an order
2.destine - design or destine; "She was intended to become the director"
plan - make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
mean - destine or designate for a certain purpose; "These flowers were meant for you"
design - plan something for a specific role or purpose or effect; "This room is not designed for work"
slate - designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
aim, calculate, direct - specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

destine

verb
To determine the future of in advance:
Translations

destine

[ˈdestɪn] VTdestinar (for, to para)

destine

[ˈdɛstɪn] vtdestiner

destine

vt
(= set apart, predestine) personbestimmen, ausersehen; objectbestimmen; to be destined to do somethingdazu bestimmt or ausersehen sein, etw zu tun; to be destined for somethingzu etw bestimmt sein
usu pass (= be fated) we were destined to meetdas Schicksal hat es so gewollt, dass wir uns begegnen; I was destined never to see them againich sollte sie nie (mehr) wiedersehen

destine

[ˈdɛstɪn] vt (frm) → destinare