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. determined
  2. (obsolete) destined
    • John Foxe
      They hold, moreover, to be no purgatory, nor that the suffrages of the church do avail the dead, either to lessen the pain of them that be destinate to hell, or to increase the glory of them that be ordained to salvation.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

destinate f

  1. plural of destinato

Adjective[edit]

destinate f

  1. plural of destinato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēstināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of dēstinō

Participle[edit]

dēstināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of dēstinātus

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