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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bound, destinedadjective

    headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'

    "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New York"

  2. bound(p), destinedadjective

    (usually followed by `to') governed by fate

    "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous"


  1. destinedadjective

    Confined to a predetermined fate or destiny; certain.

    He is sure he is destined for fame.


  1. destined

    Destined refers to the events or outcomes that are determined or influenced by fate or a predetermined set of results; meant or likely to occur in a particular way or to have a specific role or purpose. It can also refer to a person who is heading towards a particular place or moving in a specific direction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Destined

    of Destine

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destined in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of destined in a Sentence

  1. Arlene Foster:

    The Brexit negotiations have dominated our politics for three years. We need to respect the referendum result. The democratic decision has been made, whether in London or Brussels or indeed Dublin, now is the time to work for a sensible deal. The intransigence of the last three years must be left behind or else we are destined for a WTO exit in October.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Never change yourself just because others don't accept you, the one who's destined for you will accept you the way you're; not that he doesn't find flaws, but it matters no more for he sees only the spark & magic in your eyes, making you feel special for the rest of your life!

  3. Yiddish Proverb:

    If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

  4. Conan Gray:

    What is the worst thing you’ve done for love? Exist! I hate existing, I wish I didn’t exist, but I do everyday because allegedly, there is someone out there on earth who’s ‘perfect’ for me. Yeah, I don’t believe any of that. What if there’s no one? Have we ever thought about that? What if we were just destined to be alone forever?

  5. The Australian navy:

    The weapons were seized under United Nations sanctions, which authorize interdiction on the high seas of illicit weapons destined for Somalia.

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    something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    • A. temptation
    • B. abdomen
    • C. mediocrity
    • D. troop

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