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Definition of "predestine" []

  • To fix upon, decide, or decree in advance; foreordain. (verb-transitive)
  • Theology To foreordain or elect by divine will or decree. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "predestine" in a sentence
  • "While a Chevy Volt stays tethered to GMs uncertain predestine as well as a as if tall cost tag, Nissan is ecstatic about a future of a yet-to-be-named electric car."
  • "Whatever a predestine of religion in a modern universe -- a bane upon a decline or a resurgent force for great -- a power of putting to genocide will likely endure for a secular as well as faithful alike."
  • "To avoid a same predestine next fall, Democrats need to support a national debate in distinctly populist terms."