HyperDic: fate

English > 4 senses of the word fate:
NOUNeventfate, destinyan event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future
person fate, destinythe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
statefate, fortune, destiny, luck, lot, circumstances, portionyour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you)
VERBcommunicationfate, destine, doom, designatedecree or designate beforehand
fate > pronunciation
Soundsfey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > fate: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future.
Synonymdestiny
Narrowerdoom, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the worldAn unpleasant or disastrous destiny
inevitableAn unavoidable event
karma(Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
kismet, kismat(Islam) the will of Allah
predestinationprevious determination as if by destiny or fate
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishazar, destino, hado, sino
Catalandestí, fat, planeta
Verbsfatedecree or designate beforehand
English > fate: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman).
Synonymdestiny
Part ofsupernatural, occultsupernatural forces and events and beings collectively
Broadercausal agent, cause, causal agencyAny entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
Spanishdestino, hado, sino
Catalandestí, fat, planeta
Verbsfatedecree or designate beforehand
English > fate: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningYour overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens / happens to you).
Example "deserved a better fate"
Synonymsfortune, destiny, luck, lot, circumstances, portion
Narrowerfailurelack of success
good fortune, luckiness, good luckAn auspicious state resulting from favorable outcomes
misfortune, bad luck, tough luck, ill luckAn unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
providenceA manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures / creatures
BroaderconditionA mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
Spanishcircunstancias, destino, fortuna, sino, suerte, ventura
Catalancircumstàncies, destí, fat, fortuna, sort, ventura
English > fate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningDecree or designate beforehand.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdestine, doom, designate
Broaderordainissue an order
Spanishdesignar, destinar, estar destinado, predecir, tener un destino
Catalandesignar
Nounsfatean event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen / happen in the future
fatethe ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)

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