Synonyms of destine
design • a compromise designed to please everyone
purpose • His life went in the direction that he purposed.
intend • This money is intended for the development of the tourist industry.
appoint • We met at the time appointed.
devote • He decided to devote the rest of his life to music.
doom • Some suggest the leisure park is doomed to failure.
assign • He assigned her all his land.
earmark • Extra money has been earmarked for the new projects.
ordain • His future seemed ordained right from the start.
allot • We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
consecrate • The church was consecrated in 1234.
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allotIf something is allotted to someone, it is given to them as their share.
• We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
• We met at the time appointed.
assignIf you assign something to someone, you say that it is for their use.
• He assigned her all his land.
Thesaurus for destine from the Collins English Thesaurus
to set apart or appoint (for a certain purpose or person, or to do something); intend; design