Synonyms of predetermination


1. predestination, foreordination, preordination, predetermination, theological doctrine

usage: (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)

2. predetermination, decision, determination, conclusion

usage: a mental determination or resolve in advance; an antecedent intention to do something; "he entered the argument with a predetermination to prove me wrong"

3. predetermination, determination, finding

usage: the act of determining or ordaining in advance what is to take place

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