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"

Related terms: destiny
3. [ verb ] make certain of the failure or destruction of

"This decision will doom me to lose my position"

Related terms: guarantee
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24734
5. [ verb ] (law) pronounce a sentence on, in a court of law
Synonyms: sentence condemn

"He was condemned to ten years in prison"

Related terms: declare declare foredoom reprobate court-martial law conviction disapprobation prison_term convict
Similar spelling:   Dom