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  • 1 Destine — Origin Tilburg, the Netherlands Genres Pop punk, Alternative rock, Emo Years active 2006–present Labels Sony Music …

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  • 2 destiné — destiné, ée (dè sti né, née) part. passé. 1°   Qui a été ordonné par le destin, en parlant des choses. •   Écoutez, mes enfants ; vos noces ordonnées De tout temps ont été dans le ciel destinées, GARNIER Bradamante, V, 6. •   Ce jour fatal… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 destiné — Destiné, [destin]ée. part. Il a les sign. de son verbe. On dit, qu Un homme estoit destiné à une chose, pour dire, que Son destin l y portoit. Cet homme estoit destiné à mourir de mort violente …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 destine — index allocate, predetermine, preordain Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 destine — (v.) c.1300, from O.Fr. destiner (12c.), from L. destinare make fast or firm, establish (see DESTINATION (Cf. destination)). Originally in English of the actions of deities, fate, etc. Of human choices or actions, from early 16c. Related:… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 destine — [v] predetermine, ordain allot, appoint, assign, consecrate, decide, decree, dedicate, design, determine, devote, doom, doom to, earmark*, fate, foreordain, intend, mark out, predestine, preform, preordain, purpose, reserve; concept 18 …

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  • 8 destine — ► VERB (be destined) 1) be intended or chosen for a particular purpose or end: he was destined to be an engineer. 2) bound for a particular destination. ORIGIN originally in the sense «predetermine, decree»: from Latin destinare make firm,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 destine — [des′tin] vt. destined, destining [ME destinen < OFr destiner < L destinare, to fasten down, secure < de , intens. + * stanare < base of stare, STAND] 1. to predetermine, as by fate: usually in the passive 2. to set apart for a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 destine — v. 1) (d; tr.) to destine for 2) (H) fate destined her to go far in life * * * [ destɪn] (H) fate destined her to go far in life (d; tr.) to destine for …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 destine — transitive verb (destined; destining) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French destiner, from Latin destinare, from de + stinare (akin to Latin stare to stand) more at stand Date: 14th century 1. to decree beforehand ; predetermine …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 destine — /des tin/, v.t., destined, destining. 1. to set apart for a particular use, purpose, etc.; design; intend. 2. to appoint or ordain beforehand, as by divine decree; foreordain; predetermine. [1250 1300; ME destinen < OF destiner < L destinare to… …

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  • 13 destine — verb a) To preordain b) To assign something (especially finance) for a particular use …

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  • 14 destine — Synonyms and related words: aim, aim at, allocate, allot, appoint, appropriate to, aspire after, aspire to, assign, assign to, be after, design, designate, desire, destinate, detail, determine, devote, doom, drive at, earmark, fate, foredoom,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 destine — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To predestine] Syn. fate, decide, doom; see predetermine . 2. [To intend] Syn. design, reserve, dedicate; see intend 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To determine the future of in advance: fate, foreordain, predestinate,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 destine — des·tine || destɪn v. summon; set apart for a particular purpose; predetermine, ordain or assign beforehand …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 destine v — clandestinely adv …

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  • 18 destine — [ dɛstɪŋ] verb (usu. be destined for/to) intend or choose for a particular purpose or end. ↘[as adjective destined] preordained. Origin ME (in the sense predetermine, decree ): from OFr. destiner, from L. destinare make firm, establish …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 destine — v. a. 1. Appoint, ordain, allot, devote, consecrate. 2. Intend, design. 3. Doom, decree …

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  • 20 destine — v 1. design, intend, purpose, mean, resolve, determine, set; designate, dedicate, allot, Obs. appoint; mark, earmark, tag, set apart or aside; consecrate, devote; reserve, Brit. bespeak; plan, project. 2. fate, ordain, doom, Rare. destinate;… …

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