destinate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin destinatus. Computing use by analogy with originate.

Verb[edit]

destinate (third-person singular simple present destinates, present participle destinating, simple past and past participle destinated)

  1. To destine, to choose.
  2. (possibly nonstandard) To set a destination for (something), to send (something) to a particular destination.
    • 1997 September 11, "Tom Watson", Hoe does FX work?, in comp.dcom.telecom.tech, Usenet:
      Now days, it can probably be done with a programming setup in the originating/destinating switches, and not involve a full time channel.
  3. (possibly nonstandard) To be scheduled to arrive at, as a destination.
    • 2009, Statistical Abstract of the United States
      Prices for a mail piece weighing up to a half-pound range from $12.60 if it destinates in zones 1 and 2 to $19.50 if it destinates in zone 8.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (choose; set destination): destine

Antonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

destinate (comparative more destinate, superlative most destinate)

  1. destined
    • Foxe
      Destinate to hell.
  2. determined

Related terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

destinate f

  1. plural form of destinato

Adjective[edit]

destinate f

  1. plural form of destinato

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēstināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēstinō

Participle[edit]

dēstināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēstinātus