Definition of


  1. (verb, cognition) foreordain or determine beforehand

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Synonyms of Preordain

foreordain, predestine

Alternate forms of Preordain

Derivations: preordination

Hyponyms: jinx

Hypernyms: predetermine

Origin of the word Preordain

  1. 1533, from pre- + ordain (q.v.). more

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