Definition of bashert in English:


Line breaks: ba|shert
Pronunciation: /baˈʃəːt


  • (In Jewish use) a person’s soulmate, especially when considered as an ideal or predestined marriage partner: come and find your bashert at our Jewish singles events! she hasn’t met her bashert yet
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    • Jack is, Emilia believes, her bashert - a Yiddish term, that means, essentially, her ‘intended’.
    • It's basically about xx couples or people (now on their own) who found their bashert before/during the war, and managed to find them again later.
    • I felt a sense of obligation, like maybe I'm denying my bashert.


Yiddish, 'fate, destiny'.

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