[ US /ˈdɛstɪnd/ ]
[ UK /dˈɛstɪnd/ ]
  1. headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'
    a flight destined for New York
    children bound for school
  2. (usually followed by `to') governed by fate
    he is destined to be famous
    an old house destined to be demolished
    bound to happen
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How To Use destined In A Sentence

  • Alex's is predestined, of course, and lucky for him he's able to stand up to it. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
  • Thus was imposed on nationalist people an undemocratic arrangement destined never to yield a nationalist majority for perhaps hundreds of years.
  • I wouldn't care success or failure, for I will only struggle ahead as long as I have been destined to the distance. I wouldn't care the difficulties around, for what I can leave on the earth is only their view of my back since I have been marching toward the horizontal.
  • These are troubling times we are in mired in, for the Lord is witness to the crimes of his children and has predestined us to suffer for our sins.
  • It has become axiomatic in this country that children from deprived areas are destined to fail educationally.
  • Corticospinal and corticobulbar fibers descend in large bundles at this level, destined for the pyramids of the medulla oblongata.
  • In some respects she seems destined to remain the eternal outsider. Times, Sunday Times
  • Very soon they had passed from the realisation that in them and through them a new world of giantry shaped itself in the earth, from the contemplation of the great struggle between big and little, in which they were clearly destined to participate, to interests at once more personal and more spacious. The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth
  • As Third World capitalism develops, the working class is destined to play its classic revolutionary role.
  • It is zeal for the salvation of souls which makes the prelateship desired, if you will believe the ambitious man; which makes the monk, who is destined for the choir, run hither and thither, as the restless soul himself will tell you; which causes all those censures and murmurings against the prelates of the Treatise on the Love of God
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