HyperDic: doom

English > 4 senses of the word doom:
VERBcommunicationdoom, destine, fate, designatedecree or designate beforehand
communicationdoom, sentence, condemnpronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
communicationdoommake certain of the failure or destruction of
NOUNeventdoom, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the worldan unpleasant or disastrous destiny
doom > pronunciation
Soundsduw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > doom: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn unpleasant or disastrous destiny.
Example"everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"
Synonymsdoomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world
Broaderdestiny, fateAn event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future
Spanishcondena, fin del mundo
Catalandia del judici final
Verbsdoommake certain of the failure or destruction of
English > doom: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningDecree or designate beforehand.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdestine, fate, designate
Broaderordainissue an order
Spanishdesignar, destinar, estar destinado, predecir, tener un destino
Catalandesignar
English > doom: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymssentence, condemn
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
EntailsconvictFind or declare guilty
Narrowerforedoomdoom beforehand
reprobateabandon to eternal damnation
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishcastigar, censurar, condenar, sentenciar
Catalancastigar, censurar, condemnar, damnar, sentenciar
English > doom: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmake certain of the failure or destruction of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This decision will doom me to lose my position"
Broaderguarantee, ensure, insure, assure, securemake certain of
Nounsdooman unpleasant or disastrous destiny

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