destinate

1 of 2

adjective

des·​ti·​nate
ˈdestənə̇t,
-ˌnāt
1
archaic : ordained by fate
2
: set apart for : intended

destinate

2 of 2

transitive verb

des·​ti·​nate
-ˌnāt
-ed/-ing/-s
1
archaic
a
b
: doom
2
archaic : to predetermine as an act of fate or by divine decree
3
archaic : to design or intend

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Middle English, from Latin destinatus, past participle of destinare

Transitive verb

Latin destinatus, past participle

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“Destinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/destinate. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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