Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun doom

1 sense of doom

Sense 1
doom, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world -- (an unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "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")
       => destiny, fate -- (an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb doom

3 senses of doom

Sense 1
destine, fate, doom, designate -- (decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist")
       => ordain -- (issue an order)

Sense 2
sentence, condemn, doom -- (pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison")
       => declare -- (state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with")

Sense 3
doom -- (make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position")
       => guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure -- (make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!")

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