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Verb: doom  doom
  1. Decree or designate beforehand
    - destine, fate, designate
     
  2. (law) pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
    "He was doomed to ten years in prison";
    - sentence, condemn
     
  3. Make certain of the failure or destruction of
    "This decision will doom me to lose my position"
Noun: doom  doom
  1. An unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it";
    - doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world

Derived forms: dooming, dooms, doomed

Type of: assure, declare, destiny, ensure, fate, guarantee, insure, kismet, ordain, pronounce, secure

Encyclopedia: Doom, Gloom, Heartache, and Whiskey