destined Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “destined” - English Dictionary

"destined" in American English

See all translations

destinedadjective

 us   /ˈdes·tənd/
intended for or being ​sent to a ​particularplace: The ​mail was destined for ​addressesthroughout 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)







"destined" in British English

See all translations

destinedadjective

uk   /ˈdes.tɪnd/  us   /ˈdes.tɪnd/
(Definition of destined from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of destined?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

planet

an extremely large, round mass of rock and metal, such as Earth, or of gas, such as Jupiter, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More