fate

  • 1 fate — [feıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin fatum what has been spoken (by the gods) , from fari to speak ] 1.) [C usually singular] the things that will happen to someone, especially unpleasant events ▪ I wouldn t wish such a fate on my… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 Fate — • Lat. fatum, from fari, to tell or predict Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fate     Fate     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 Fate — is defined by Destiny, controlled by free will, explained by Karma. Fate may refer to:* Destiny, an inevitable course of events * Fatalism, a philosophical doctrineComputing* Fate (1996 game), an unpublished computer game * Fate (video game), a… …

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  • 4 Fate — (f[=a]t), n. [L. fatum a prophetic declaration, oracle, what is ordained by the gods, destiny, fate, fr. fari to speak: cf. OF. fat. See {Fame}, {Fable}, {Ban}, and cf. 1st {Fay}, {Fairy}.] 1. A fixed decree by which the order of things is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 FATE — oder FATE kann sich auf die folgenden Dinge beziehen: Fate (Band), eine dänische Hardrock Band Fate (Texas), eine Stadt in Texas Fate (Computerspiel), ein Computerspiel aus dem Jahr 2005 Fate: Gates of Dawn, ein Computer Rollenspiel aus dem Jahr… …

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  • 6 FATE — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda FATE es una supercomputadora creado por Belthasar en un futuro distante. FATE tiene conocimiento de sí misma y puede operar sola. Luego de que Chronopolis fue lanzado atrás en el tiempo, FATE aseguró el control del… …

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  • 7 Fate — bezeichnet: Fate (Band), eine dänische Hardrock Band Fate (Texas), eine Stadt in Texas Fate (Computerspiel), ein Computerspiel aus dem Jahr 2005 Fate: Gates of Dawn, ein Computer Rollenspiel aus dem Jahr 1991 Fate/stay night, ein japanisches… …

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  • 8 fate — [ feıt ] noun ** 1. ) count the things that happen to someone, especially unpleasant things: fate of: a meeting which would decide the fate of thousands of employees suffer a fate: The refugees have suffered an appalling fate. 2. ) uncount a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 fate — fate, destiny, lot, portion, doom are comparable when they denote the state, condition, or end which is decreed for one by a higher power. Fate presupposes such a determining agent or agency as one of the ancient goddesses called Fates, the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 fate — fate; fate·ful; fate·ful·ly; fate·ful·ness; sul·fate; …

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  • 11 fate — [fāt] n. [ME < L fatum, prophetic declaration, oracle < neut. pp. of fari, to speak: see FAME] 1. the power or agency supposed to determine the outcome of events before they occur; destiny 2. a) something inevitable, supposedly determined… …

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  • 12 Fate — Fate, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 497 Housing Units (2000): 184 Land area (2000): 4.730197 sq. miles (12.251153 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016616 sq. miles (0.043035 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.746813 sq. miles (12.294188 sq. km)… …

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  • 13 Fate, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 497 Housing Units (2000): 184 Land area (2000): 4.730197 sq. miles (12.251153 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016616 sq. miles (0.043035 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.746813 sq. miles (12.294188 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 14 fate — ► NOUN 1) the development of events outside a person s control, regarded as predetermined. 2) the course or inevitable outcome of a person s life. 3) (the Fates) Greek & Roman Mythology the three goddesses (Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos) who… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 fate — index end (termination), happenstance, predetermination, predetermine, prospect (outlook), quirk ( …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 fate — [n] predetermined course break, chance, circumstance, consequence, cup*, destination, destiny, divine will*, doom, effect, end, ending, fortune, future, handwriting on the wall*, horoscope, inescapableness, issue, karma, kismet, lot, luck, Moirai …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 fate — noun 1 sb/sth s future ADJECTIVE ▪ awful, grim, horrible, terrible ▪ cruel, unhappy ▪ What an unfortunate fate the gods had condemned her to …

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  • 18 fate — noun 1 (C) the things that will happen to someone, especially unpleasant events: I wouldn t wish such a fate on my worst enemy. | sb s fate/the fate of sb: No one knows what the fate of the hostages will be. | seal/decide sb s fate (=make it… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 fate — /fayt/, n., v., fated, fating. n. 1. something that unavoidably befalls a person; fortune; lot: It is always his fate to be left behind. 2. the universal principle or ultimate agency by which the order of things is presumably prescribed; the… …

    Universalium

  • 20 fate — 01. It seems to be her [fate] to die young. 02. Do you believe in [fate] or do you think that we alone control our destiny? 03. He talked again of that [fateful] evening when he when out for a walk, and ended up witnessing a murder. 04. The… …

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