Meaning of “destined” in the English Dictionary

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us /ˈdes·tənd/

intended for or being sent to a particular place:

The mail was destined for addresses throughout the Northeast.

To be destined can mean to happen in a particular way that seems to have been decided in advance:

[ + to infinitive ] He was destined to die before he could complete the poem.

(Definition of “destined” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)