Need another word that means the same as “destined”? Find 9 synonyms and 30 related words for “destined” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Destined” are: bound, scheduled, fated, ordained, preordained, foreordained, predestined, predetermined, certain
Destined as an Adjective
Definitions of "Destined" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “destined” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Governed by fate.
- (usually followed by `to') governed by fate.
- Certain to meet (a particular fate.
- (of a person's future) regarded as developing as though according to a pre-existing plan.
- Headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students.
- Intended for or travelling towards (a particular place.
Synonyms of "Destined" as an adjective (9 Words)
|bound||Bound by contract.|
Bound and gagged hostages.
|certain||Certain to occur destined or inevitable Benjamin Franklin.|
Certain members have not paid their dues.
|fated||(usually followed by `to’) determined by tragic fate.|
Fated to be the scene of Kennedy s assassination.
|foreordained||Established or prearranged unalterably.|
His place in history was foreordained.
|ordained||Fixed or established especially by order or command.|
An ordained priest.
|predestined||(of an outcome or course of events) determined in advance by divine will or fate.|
It seemed predestined since the beginning of the world.
|predetermined||(of an outcome or course of events) determined in advance by divine will or fate; predestined.|
At a predetermined time.
|preordained||(of an outcome or course of action) decided or determined beforehand; predestined.|
A divinely preordained plan of creation.
|scheduled||Planned or scheduled for some certain time or times.|
The scheduled meeting.
Usage Examples of "Destined" as an adjective
- A flight destined for New York.
- The Act seems destined to failure.
- Your heroine will be united with her destined mate.
- They were destined to become diplomats.
- He is destined to be famous.
- An old house destined to be demolished.
- The shipment of illegal drugs destined for American and European markets.
- He was destined for great things.
Associations of "Destined" (30 Words)
|afterward||Happening at a time subsequent to a reference time.|
It didn t happen until afterward.
|afterwards||At a later or future time.|
The offender was arrested shortly afterwards.
|alignment||An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.|
Present day road alignments.
|aspiring||Directing one’s hopes or ambitions towards becoming a specified type of person.|
An aspiring artist.
|augury||An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come.|
He hoped it was an augury.
|auspice||A divine or prophetic token.|
|certain||Having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty confident and assured.|
In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes.
|destine||Design or destine.|
She was destined to become a great pianist.
|destiny||The hidden power believed to control future events; fate.|
She was unable to control her own destiny.
|divination||The art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means.|
The Celtic art of divination.
|doom||Cause to have an unfortunate and inescapable outcome.|
Fuel was spilling out of the damaged wing and the aircraft was doomed.
|fatalism||A philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them.|
Fatalism can breed indifference to the human costs of war.
|fate||The course of someone’s life, or the outcome of a situation for someone or something, seen as outside their control.|
He stared at the faces of the committee trying to guess his fate.
|foreknowledge||Awareness of something before it happens or exists.|
There was the foreknowledge of every role she would dance.
|foresight||Providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future.|
He had the foresight to check that his escape route was clear.
|forthcoming||Ready or made available when wanted or needed.|
The forthcoming cricket season.
|fortune||Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you.|
Only good fortune has prevented British casualties.
|future||Effective in or looking toward the future.|
The needs of future generations.
|hereafter||From now on.|
Suffering is part of our preparation for the hereafter.
|incoming||(of a communication) being received rather than sent.|
|lucky||Having or bringing good fortune.|
Three s my lucky number.
|optimism||The optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well.|
The talks had been amicable and there were grounds for optimism.
|oriented||Adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination.|
The book is value oriented throughout.
|predestination||(theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind.|
|prospective||Of or concerned with or related to the future.|
|shortly||In a concise manner; in a few words.|
The new database will shortly be available for consultation.
|soon||In or after a short time.|
They arrived soon after 7 30.
|subsequently||After a particular thing has happened; afterwards.|
The officer decided to stop and subsequently made an arrest.
|sure||Having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty confident and assured.|
Sure he ll come.
|upcoming||About to happen; forthcoming.|
The upcoming election.