[ noun ] an event (or course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
Used in print(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
An amazing article in the Manchester_Guardian of last November , entitled `` Fate of Redundant Churches '' , states than an Archbishops ' Commission `` reported last month that in the Church_of_England alone there are 790 churches which are redundant now , or will be in 20 years ' time .(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
Above_all , we should seek to encourage the leaders of these societies to accept the unpleasant fact that they are responsible_for their fates .(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
Styka grumbled about fate .(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
When the fate of the individual is visited on the group , then ( the warm sweet butter dripped from her raised trembling fork and she pushed her head forward belligerently ) , ah , then the true bitterness of existence could be tasted .(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)
`` We no_longer have Tom_Moore 's and Longfellow 's ' heart for any fate ' , either '' , I said .
[ noun ] the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman)
"we are helpless in the face of Destiny"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
The concert opened with another big romantic score , Schumann's Overture_to_Manfred , which suffered fate , this time with orchestral thrusts to the Byronic point to keep it afloat .(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
`` The great Greek tragedies are concerned with man against Fate , not man against man for the prize of a woman 's body .
[ 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"
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 27728