Definitions for doom

Definitions for (noun) doom

Main entry: end of the world, day of reckoning, doom, doomsday

Definition: an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

Usage: everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it; that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

Definitions for (verb) doom

Main entry: fate, doom, designate, destine

Definition: decree or designate beforehand

Usage: She was destined to become a great pianist

Main entry: doom

Definition: make certain of the failure or destruction of

Usage: This decision will doom me to lose my position

Main entry: condemn, doom, sentence

Definition: pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law

Usage: He was condemned to ten years in prison

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