destined

Someone who's destined is fated or meant to do something. If your mom says you're destined for a life on the stage, she means that it's certain you'll be an actor one day.

Being destined for something can be great luck — if, for example, you're destined to be a millionaire. It can also mean something closer to "doomed," as you might be if you're destined to a string of bad luck after breaking a mirror and seeing a black cat run past at the exact same moment. The Old French root is destinée, "purpose, intent, fate, or destiny."

Definitions of destined
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adj governed by fate

“an old house destined to be demolished”
“he is destined to be famous”
Synonyms:
bound
certain, sure
certain to occur; destined or inevitable

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

“a flight destined for New York”
Synonyms:
bound
orientated, oriented
adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

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