predestinate

adjective
pre·​des·​ti·​nate | \prē-ˈde-stə-nət, -ˌnāt\

Definition of predestinate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: destined, fated, or determined beforehand

predestinate

verb
pre·​des·​ti·​nate | \prē-ˈde-stə-ˌnāt \
predestinated; predestinating

Definition of predestinate (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to foreordain to an earthly or eternal lot or destiny by divine decree

2 archaic : predetermine

First Known Use of predestinate

Adjective

1528, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for predestinate

Adjective

Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle of praedestinare

Verb

Middle English, from Latin praedestinatus, past participle

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