foreordain

verb fore·or·dain \ ˌfȯr-ȯr-ˈdān \

Definition of foreordain

transitive verb
:to dispose or appoint in advance :predestine

foreordination

play \ˌfȯr-ˌȯr-də-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Examples of foreordain in a Sentence

  1. we are such good friends, it's almost like we were foreordained to meet

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First Known Use of foreordain

15th century



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