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English verb: destine

1. destine (communication) decree or designate beforehand


SamplesShe was destined to become a great pianist.


Synonymsdesignate, doom, fate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)ordain

2. destine (cognition) design or destine


SamplesShe was intended to become the director.


Synonymsdesignate, intend, specify


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)plan


Narrower (hyponym)aim, calculate, design, direct, mean, slate









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