Pre·des·ti·nate a. Predestinated; foreordained; fated. “A predestinate scratched face.”
Pre·des·ti·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Predestinated p. pr. & vb. n. Predestinating.] To predetermine or foreordain; to appoint or ordain beforehand by an unchangeable purpose or decree; to preëlect.
Whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son. --Rom. viii. 29.
Syn: -- To predetermine; foreordain; preordain; decree; predestine; foredoom.
adj : established or prearranged unalterably; "his place in
history was foreordained"; "a sense of predestinate
inevitability about it"; "it seemed predestined since
the beginning of the world" [syn: foreordained, predestined]
v : foreordain by divine will or decree [syn: predestine, foreordain]