Destiny Definition

dĕstə-nē
destinies
noun
destinies
What will necessarily happen to any person or thing; (one's) fate.
Webster's New World
The seemingly inevitable or necessary succession of events.
Webster's New World
A predetermined course of events considered as something beyond human power or control.
American Heritage
That which determines events.
Webster's New World
Destiny is defined as your future or the pre-ordained path of your life.
An example of destiny is when you will become wealthy.
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Wiktionary
pronoun
A female given name.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Destiny

Noun

Singular:
destiny
Plural:
destinies

Origin of Destiny

  • Middle English destine from Old French destinee from feminine past participle of destiner to destine from Latin dēstināre to determine stā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the noun destiny since the 1970s.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old French destinee.

    From Wiktionary

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