Part of speech:
(Usually in the singular, formal) A punishment or defeat that is deserved and cannot be avoided.
The final point of something in space or time.
That cannot be avoided; inevitable
The way something turns out; result; consequence
The place toward which someone or something is going or sent
(Theology) The doctrine that God has foreordained all things, especially that God has elected certain souls to eternal salvation.
Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
A section or quantity within a larger thing; a part of a whole.
A personal destiny
(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
The future is defined as a time that is after the present, which has not yet occurred.
To cause to have a certain outcome; preordain by fate or fortune:
Condemned to death or destruction; doomed:
That cannot be escaped or avoided; inevitable
A result of an action, process, etc.; outcome or effect, often, specif., an adverse one
An utter failure
Chance is defined as happening by unexplainable reasons, luck, a risk, or the likelihood of something happening.
A sudden sharp turn or twist:
Something that follows naturally from a particular action, operation, or course; a consequence or outcome.
To come, appear, or lie between two things:
To ordain beforehand; predestine
To fix upon, decide, or decree in advance; foreordain.
To incline, bias, or impel beforehand; prejudice
To ordain or decree beforehand; foreordain
To doom in advance; condemn beforehand
A certain indefinite number; certain ones (of)
A predestined tragic end
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
To indicate or specify; point out:
(Theol.) To foreordain by divine decree or intent
- 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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