Fate synonyms

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That to which any person or thing is destined; a predetermined state; a condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.
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Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
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(Usually in the singular, formal) A punishment or defeat that is deserved and cannot be avoided.
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The final point of something in space or time.
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That cannot be avoided; inevitable
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Good luck.
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The place toward which someone or something is going or sent
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(Theology) The doctrine that God has foreordained all things, especially that God has elected certain souls to eternal salvation.
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Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
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A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
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A personal destiny
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The future is defined as a time that is after the present, which has not yet occurred.
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The way something turns out; result; consequence
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The Fates.
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Destiny, especially terrible.
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Condemned to death or destruction; doomed:
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That cannot be escaped or avoided; inevitable
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A result of an action, process, etc.; outcome or effect, often, specif., an adverse one
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An utter failure
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(Idiomatic) alternative form of writing on the wall A divine prediction or sentence to fate.
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(Buddhism, Hinduism) The totality of a person's actions in any one of the successive states of that person's existence, thought of as determining the fate of the next stage
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Fate; a predetermined or unavoidable destiny.
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(Gr. Myth., proper) Any of the three Fates
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Chance is defined as happening by unexplainable reasons, luck, a risk, or the likelihood of something happening.
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Specifically, the prudent care and management of resources; thriftiness, frugality. [from 17th c.]
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A sudden sharp turn or twist:
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Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
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To come, appear, or lie between two things:
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To cause to have a certain outcome; preordain by fate or fortune:
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To ordain beforehand; predestine
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(Theol.) To foreordain by divine decree or intent
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To fix upon, decide, or decree in advance; foreordain.
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To incline, bias, or impel beforehand; prejudice
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To ordain or decree beforehand; foreordain
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To doom in advance; condemn beforehand
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A certain indefinite number; certain ones (of)
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A predestined tragic end
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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Plural form of circumstance
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To indicate or specify; point out:
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(Greek mythology) One of the three Fates (Moirae), s daughter of Zeus and Themis; the measurer of each thread of life. Her Roman equivalent is Decima.
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Synonym Study

  • Doom always connotes an unfavorable or disastrous fate
  • Portion and lot refer to what is supposedly distributed in the determining of fate, but portion implies an equitable apportionment and lot implies a random assignment
  • Destiny also refers to an inevitable succession of events as determined supernaturally or by necessity, but often implies a favorable outcome it was her destiny to become famous
  • Fate refers to the inevitability of a course of events as supposedly predetermined by a god or other agency beyond human control
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