Doom, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doomed p. pr. & vb. n. Dooming.]
1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.]
2. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence; as, a criminal doomed to chains or death.
Absolves the just, and dooms the guilty souls. --Dryden.
3. To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.
Have I tongue to doom my brother's death? --Shak.
4. To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion. [New England]
5. To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate.
A man of genius . . . doomed to struggle with difficulties. --Macaulay.