Associations to the word «Fate»


FATE, noun. The presumed cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.
FATE, noun. The effect, consequence, outcome, or inevitable events predetermined by this cause.
FATE, noun. Destiny; often with a connotation of death, ruin, misfortune, etc.
FATE, noun. (mythology) Alternative letter-case form of Fate (one of the goddesses said to control the destiny of human beings).
FATE, verb. (transitive) To foreordain or predetermine, to make inevitable.
FATE, proper noun. Any one of the Fates.
FATE, proper noun. A personification of fate (the cause that predetermines events).
FATE MAP, noun. (biology) a diagram of an embryo of some organism showing the structures that will develop from each part

Dictionary definition

FATE, noun. An event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future.
FATE, noun. The ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman); "we are helpless in the face of destiny".
FATE, noun. Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion".
FATE, verb. Decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle