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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students';
- Example: "children bound for school"
- Example: "a flight destined for New York"
[syn: bound, destined]

2. (usually followed by `to') governed by fate;
- Example: "bound to happen"
- Example: "an old house destined to be demolished"
- Example: "he is destined to be famous"
[syn: bound(p), destined]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Destine \Des"tine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Destined; p. pr. & vb. n. Destining.] [F. destiner, L. destinare; de + the root of stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Obstinate.] 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. [1913 Webster] We are decreed, Reserved, and destined to eternal woe. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Till the loathsome opposite Of all my heart had destined, did obtain. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Not enjoyment and not sorrow Is our destined end or way. --Longfellow. Syn: To design; mark out; determine; allot; choose; intend; devote; consecrate; doom. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

destined adj 1: 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" [syn: bound, destined] 2: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is destined to be famous" [syn: bound(p), destined]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "destined": appointed, approaching, bound, certain, coming, designed, desired, destinal, determined, devoted, doomed, emergent, eventual, extrapolated, fatal, fated, fateful, fatidic, foredoomed, foreordained, forthcoming, future, futuristic, hereafter, hoped-for, imminent, in store, in the cards, ineluctable, inescapable, inevitable, intended, later, marked, meant, nearing, ordained, planned, plotted, predestined, predetermined, predicted, probable, projected, prophesied, prospective, sure, to come, to-be, ultimate, unavoidable, written