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fate

(Destiny), noun certainty, destination, destined lot, fate-to-be-predetermined events, fortune, future, future course of events, future state, inevitability, inevitableness, lot, luck, outcome, power to predetermine events, predetermination, sureness, ultimate future, what is destined to happen, what is doomed to occur, what is fated to occur, what is written, what looms
Associated concepts: fortuitous event, insurance, the defennant's fate is with the jury
Foreign phrases: Fatum.Fate.

fate

(Termination), noun apocalypse, bad luck, bane, bitter end, catastrophe, collapse, conclusion, curtain, death, death knell, death warrant, deathblow, debacle, destruction, disaster, doom, downfall, end, end of the world, final blow, final event, final curtain, final result, finis, finish, ill luck, last act, misfortune, payoff, ruin, ruination, terminus, tough luck, undoing, windup
See also: accident, end, happenstance, outlook, predetermination, predetermine, prospect, quirk, termination
References in classic literature ?
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.
Chippy Hackee was not too fat, but he did not want to come; he stayed down below and chuckled.
Then, while beyond in the forest bright fires crackled and savory smells of sweetly roasting venison and fat capons filled the glade, and brown pasties warmed beside the blaze, did Robin Hood entertain the Sheriff right royally.
Then the murderer was alone with her helpless victim, the fat piglet, and I see her pounce upon the innocent creature and eat it up--"
So let us send the little fat General back to his King with our promise to assist him.
The little fat man trembled - partly with rage, partly with fear.
Also, others that had taken land gave it to the few that held on, being paid in return with corn and fat roots, and bear-skins, and fishes which the farmers got from the fishermen in exchange for corn.
Presently, they saw a little fat man sitting on a bench before the door.
From that day the Hen became fat and sleek, and never once laid another egg.
Then the Political Pull looked back upon the good fat carcase of beef that he was dragging to his lair and said, with a discontented spirit:
So Mobits come back to this village, and he is very fat.
Believe ME, Anne, it took all the grace of God in my heart to keep me from just whisking up that stew-pan of boiling fat and pouring it over his head.