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doom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of doom

  1. 1 a decision made by a court or tribunal regarding a case it has heard the judge solemnly pronounced his doom before a hushed courtroom Synonyms sentence, finding, holding, judgment (or judgement), rulingRelated Words inquest, verdict; authority; decree, edict, injunction, order; arbitrament, award, declaration, deliverance, dictum, pronouncement; conclusion, decision, determination, opinion, resolution; discipline, penalty, punishment

  2. 2 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand it was her doom to be haunted by the memory of that terrible day Synonyms circumstance, destiny, fate, fortune, kismet, lot, portionRelated Words accident, casualty [archaic], chance, hap, happenchance, happenstance, hazard, luck; predestination; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities met his doom at the hands of a rampaging rhinoceros Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, death, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity


doom

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of doom

  1. 1 to determine the fate of in advance had always felt that he was doomed to remain single forever Synonyms destine, fate, foredoom, foreordain, ordain, predestine, predetermine, preordainRelated Words predestinate; augur, forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; preconceive, prejudge; condemn, sentence; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee

  2. 2 to impose a judicial punishment on doomed the murderer to life in prison without the possibility of parole Synonyms condemn, damn, sentenceRelated Words adjudge, judge; castigate, censure, chasten, chastise, correct, discipline, penalize, punish; conclude, decide, decree, determine, find, opine, resolve, ruleNear Antonyms pardon, reprieve


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