|1.||[ verb ] decree or designate beforehand|
|Synonyms:||destine designate fate|
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
|Related terms:||ordain Destiny destination|
|2.||[ noun ] an unpleasant or disastrous destiny|
|Synonyms:||day_of_reckoning end_of_the_world doomsday|
"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"
|3.||[ verb ] make certain of the failure or destruction of|
"This decision will doom me to lose my position"
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24734|
|5.||[ verb ] (law) pronounce a sentence on, in a court of law|
"He was condemned to ten years in prison"
|Related terms:||declare declare foredoom reprobate court-martial law conviction disapprobation prison_term convict|