Synonyms for destined

Synonyms for (adjective) destined

Synonyms: destined, bound

Definition: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate

Usage: bound to happen; an old house destined to be demolished; he is destined to be famous

Similar words: certain, sure

Definition: certain to occur; destined or inevitable

Usage: he was certain to fail; his fate is certain; In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes- Benjamin Franklin; he faced certain death; sudden but sure regret; he is sure to win


Synonyms: destined, bound

Definition: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often used as a combining form as in `college-bound students'

Usage: children bound for school; a flight destined for New York

Similar words: orientated, oriented

Definition: adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

Usage: the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view; helping freshmen become oriented to college life; the book is value-oriented throughout