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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (usually followed by `to') Doomed; Predestined; Predetermined

Usage examples (35)
  • Noun : It is always his fate to be left behind. ,Fate decreed that they would never meet again. ,Death is our ineluctable fate. ,The oracle...
  • Verb (used with object) : a person who was fated to be the savior of the country
  • Yet, it appears our paths are once again fated not to cross.
  • But is this new vehicle of unconstrained expression fated to come under the thumb of the powers that be? for more
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  • Despite being "feted" (honored, often via a celebration) for your success, you may be "fated" (destined to end badly, doomed, predetermined) to be ridiculed if you wear "fetid" (smelling bad) clothing.
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