Synonyms for doom

Synonyms for (noun) doom

Synonyms: end of the world, day of reckoning, doom, doomsday

Definition: an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

Usage: everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it; that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world

Similar words: destiny, fate

Definition: an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

Synonyms for (verb) doom

Synonyms: fate, doom, designate, destine

Definition: decree or designate beforehand

Usage: She was destined to become a great pianist

Similar words: ordain

Definition: issue an order

Synonyms: doom

Definition: make certain of the failure or destruction of

Usage: This decision will doom me to lose my position

Similar words: assure, secure, guarantee, insure, ensure

Definition: make certain of

Usage: This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us; Preparation will guarantee success!

Synonyms: condemn, doom, sentence

Definition: pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law

Usage: He was condemned to ten years in prison

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

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