preordain


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pre·or·dain

 (prē′ôr-dān′)
tr.v. pre·or·dained, pre·or·dain·ing, pre·or·dains
To appoint, decree, or ordain in advance; foreordain.

pre′or·dain′ment n.
pre·or′di·na′tion (-ôr′dn-ā′shən) n.

preordain

(ˌpriːɔːˈdeɪn)
vb
(tr) to ordain, decree, or appoint beforehand
preordination n

pre•or•dain

(ˌpri ɔrˈdeɪn)

v.t.
to ordain beforehand; foreordain.
[1525–35]
pre`or•di•na′tion (-dnˈeɪ ʃən) n.

preordain


Past participle: preordained
Gerund: preordaining

Imperative
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Present
I preordain
you preordain
he/she/it preordains
we preordain
you preordain
they preordain
Preterite
I preordained
you preordained
he/she/it preordained
we preordained
you preordained
they preordained
Present Continuous
I am preordaining
you are preordaining
he/she/it is preordaining
we are preordaining
you are preordaining
they are preordaining
Present Perfect
I have preordained
you have preordained
he/she/it has preordained
we have preordained
you have preordained
they have preordained
Past Continuous
I was preordaining
you were preordaining
he/she/it was preordaining
we were preordaining
you were preordaining
they were preordaining
Past Perfect
I had preordained
you had preordained
he/she/it had preordained
we had preordained
you had preordained
they had preordained
Future
I will preordain
you will preordain
he/she/it will preordain
we will preordain
you will preordain
they will preordain
Future Perfect
I will have preordained
you will have preordained
he/she/it will have preordained
we will have preordained
you will have preordained
they will have preordained
Future Continuous
I will be preordaining
you will be preordaining
he/she/it will be preordaining
we will be preordaining
you will be preordaining
they will be preordaining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been preordaining
you have been preordaining
he/she/it has been preordaining
we have been preordaining
you have been preordaining
they have been preordaining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been preordaining
you will have been preordaining
he/she/it will have been preordaining
we will have been preordaining
you will have been preordaining
they will have been preordaining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been preordaining
you had been preordaining
he/she/it had been preordaining
we had been preordaining
you had been preordaining
they had been preordaining
Conditional
I would preordain
you would preordain
he/she/it would preordain
we would preordain
you would preordain
they would preordain
Past Conditional
I would have preordained
you would have preordained
he/she/it would have preordained
we would have preordained
you would have preordained
they would have preordained
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.preordain - foreordain or determine beforehand
predetermine - determine beforehand
jinx - foredoom to failure; "This project is jinxed!"

preordain

verb
To determine the future of in advance:
Translations

preordain

[ˈpriːɔːˈdeɪn] VTpredestinar

preordain

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