(noun, verb)


1. an unpleasant or disastrous destiny

- everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it

Similar word(s): doomsday

Definition categories: event, destiny, fate

Sentences with doom as a noun:

- They met an untimely doom when the mineshaft caved in.


1. decree or designate beforehand

Similar word(s): designate, destine, fate

Definition categories: communication, ordain

2. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law

Similar word(s): condemn, sentence

Definition categories: communication, declare

3. make certain of the failure or destruction of

- This decision will doom me to lose my position

Definition categories: communication, assure, ensure, guarantee, insure, secure

Sentences with doom as a verb:

- a criminal doomed to death