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See also Fate, and Fates

English[]

Wikipedia

Etymology[]

From Latin fata (neutral plural of fatum).

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Fate

Plural
s

Fate (s)

  1. The cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.
  2. The effect, consequence, outcome, or inevitable events predetermined by this cause.
  3. Destiny (perhaps connotes death, ruin, misfortune, etc.).
    Accept your fate.
  4. The three goddesses (The Fates) of classic European mythology who are said to control the fate of human beings.

Synonyms[]

  • destiny
  • doom
  • fortune
  • lot
  • necessity
  • predestination

Antonyms[]

  • choice
  • free will
  • freedom

Derived terms[]

Related terms[]

Translations[]

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See also[]

  • determinism
  • indeterminism

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Fate

Third person singular
fat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Fate (third-person singular simple present fat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive, rare) To foreordain or predetermine, to make inevitable.
    The oracle's prediction fated Oedipus to kill his father, not all his striving could change what would occur.

Usage notes[]

  • In some uses this may imply it causes the inevitable event.

Anagrams[]

  • aeft,
  • EFTA
  • feat, feat.
  • feta
  • TAFE

Italian[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: [ˈfaː.t̪e], /ˈfate/, SAMPA: /"fate/
  • Hyphenation: fà‧te

Verb[]

Fate

  1. Second-person plural indicative present of fare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of fare.

Noun[]

fate f.

  1. Plural form of fata.

Anagrams[]

  • aeft,
  • afte

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