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Definitions of destined

  1.   ( usually followed by ` to') governed by fate; " bound to happen"; " an old house destined to be demolished"; " he is destined to be famous"
  2.   of Destine
  3.   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"

Usage examples for destined

  1. It was likely enough that the woman had misunderstood him, still she began to wish the little interval destined to be passed at Mortlake before her journey to Yorkshire, ended. ” – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. Numbers who were destined to be sold into foreign Slavery are already employed in raising cotton in their native land. ” – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  3. It had been a hard struggle to Dame Halliburt and her husband to part with her, but they saw clearly that it would be for her benefit, and that their cottage was not a fit abode for a young girl destined to occupy a higher rank than their own. ” – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. But I was convinced that it was a thing I was destined to see, and to see pretty soon. ” – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  5. The others were destined for the scrap- heap. ” – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)

Rhymes for destined

Idioms for destined

  • destined for sth;