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 for destined
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Destine \Des"tine\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Destined; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Destining.] [F. destiner, L. destinare; de + the root of
     stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. Obstinate.]
     To determine the future condition or application of; to set
     apart by design for a future use or purpose; to fix, as by
     destiny or by an authoritative decree; to doom; to ordain or
     preordain; to appoint; -- often with the remoter object
     preceded by to or for.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We are decreed,
           Reserved, and destined to eternal woe.   --Milton.
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           Till the loathsome opposite
           Of all my heart had destined, did obtain. --Tennyson.
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           Not enjoyment and not sorrow
           Is our destined end or way.              --Longfellow.
  
     Syn: To design; mark out; determine; allot; choose; intend;
          devote; consecrate; doom.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  destined
      adj 1: headed or intending to head in a certain direction; often
             used as a combining form as in `college-bound students';
             "children bound for school"; "a flight destined for New
             York" [syn: bound, destined]
      2: (usually followed by `to') governed by fate; "bound to
         happen"; "an old house destined to be demolished"; "he is
         destined to be famous" [syn: bound(p), destined]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "destined":
     appointed, approaching, bound, certain, coming, designed, desired,
     destinal, determined, devoted, doomed, emergent, eventual,
     extrapolated, fatal, fated, fateful, fatidic, foredoomed,
     foreordained, forthcoming, future, futuristic, hereafter,
     hoped-for, imminent, in store, in the cards, ineluctable,
     inescapable, inevitable, intended, later, marked, meant, nearing,
     ordained, planned, plotted, predestined, predetermined, predicted,
     probable, projected, prophesied, prospective, sure, to come, to-be,
     ultimate, unavoidable, written
  
  

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