Adjective "Fate" Definition and Examples





    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 decreed cause of events; time: Fate decreed that they would never meet again.

    3. that which is inevitably predetermined; destiny: Death is our ineluctable fate.

    4. a prophetic declaration of what must be: The oracle pronounced their fate.

    5. death, destruction, or ruin.