destine

[des-tin]
verb (used with object), destined, destining.
1.
to set apart for a particular use, purpose, etc.; design; intend.
2.
to appoint or ordain beforehand, as by divine decree; foreordain; predetermine.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English destinen < Old French destiner < Latin dēstināre to establish, determine, equivalent to dē- de- + *stanāre, derivative of stāre to stand

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destine (ˈdɛstɪn)
 
vb
(tr) to set apart or appoint (for a certain purpose or person, or to do something); intend; design
 
[C14: from Old French destiner, from Latin dēstināre to appoint, from de- + -stināre, from stāre to stand]

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destine
c.1300, from Fr. destiner (12c.), from L. destinare "make fast or firm, establish" (see destination). Originally in English of the actions of deities, fate, etc. Of human choices or actions, from early 16c. Related: Destined.
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But you worry that living below your means will destine you to poverty and never having what you want.
As a result the intestinal milieu, the intestinal flora and the provision of enzymes in the lower small destine are changed.
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