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fate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fate

  1. to determine the fate of in advance <the warning that the lack of an advanced education will fate a person to a lifetime of below-average earnings> Synonyms doom, destine, foredoom, foreordain, ordain, predestine, predetermine, preordainRelated Words predestinate; augur, forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; preconceive, prejudge; condemn, sentence; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee




fate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fate

  1. 1 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand <the belief that it was this country's fate to extend from sea to sea> Synonyms circumstance, destiny, doom, fortune, kismet, lot, portion Related Words accident, casualty [archaic], chance, hap, happenchance, happenstance, hazard, luck; predestination; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot

  2. 2 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <the fate of the presidential election hinged on a few thousand votes in a single state> Synonyms aftereffect, aftermath, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotRelated Words ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <he met his fate in a tragic highway accident> Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, doom, end, exit, expiration, expiry, death, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity




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