Definitions for destine
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word destine.
destine, fate, doom, designateverb
decree or designate beforehand
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
intend, destine, designate, specifyverb
design or destine
"She was intended to become the director"
To assign something (especially finance) for a particular use
To have a particular destination
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: destino, Latin.
Wherefore cease we then?
Say they who counsel war: we are decreed,
Reserv’d, and destin’d to eternal woe:
Whatever doing, what can we suffer more? John Milton, Pa. Lost.
All altars flame; before each altar lies,
Drench’d in his gore, the destin’d sacrifice. John Dryden, Æneis.
Too thin blood strays into the immediately subordinate vessels, which are destined to carry humours secreted from the blood. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
May heav’n around this destin’d head
The choicest of its curses shed. Matthew Prior.
The infernal judge’s dreadful pow’r,
From the dark urn shall throw thy destin’d hour. Matthew Prior.
Destine was a Dutch rock band that formed in Tilburg, the Netherlands in 2006.
To destine is to determine, appoint, or set apart something for a specific purpose or outcome in advance. It typically implies that future events or conditions are preordained or inevitable due to some form of external power, design or intent.
to determine the future condition or application of; to set apart by design for a future use or purpose; to fix, as by destiny or by an authoritative decree; to doom; to ordain or preordain; to appoint; -- often with the remoter object preceded by to or for
Destine is a rock band that formed in Tilburg, the Netherlands in 2006.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
des′tin, v.t. to ordain or appoint to a certain use or state: to fix: to doom—also Des′tinate (obs.).—ns. Destinā′tion, the purpose or end to which anything is destined or appointed: end: purpose: design: fate: place to which one is going; Des′tiny, the purpose or end to which any person or thing is destined or appointed: unavoidable fate: necessity. [Fr.,—L. destināre—de, inten., and root sta-, in stāre, to stand.]
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Destine is ranked #32485 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Destine surname appeared 708 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Destine.
91.2% or 646 total occurrences were Black.
3.9% or 28 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.5% or 11 total occurrences were White.
1.5% or 11 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of destine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of destine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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Translations for destine
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- vorbestimmen, bestimmenGerman
- مقدر کردنPersian
- नियत कर देनाHindi
- nasip etmekTurkish
- định chức phậnVietnamese
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