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a mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something
“he entered the argument with a
to prove me wrong”
a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place
the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
(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)
the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
the doctrine of a religious group
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