Predestine meaning

prē-dĕs'tĭn
To fix upon, decide, or decree in advance; foreordain.
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To foreordain or elect by divine will or decree.
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To destine or decree beforehand; foreordain.
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To determine the future or the fate of something in advance; to preordain.
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(theology) To foreordain by divine will.
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Origin of predestine

  • Middle English predestinen from Old French predestiner from Late Latin praedēstināre Latin prae- pre- Latin dēstināre to determine destiny
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition