cheat fate

Definition of cheat fate

  1. :  to take a risk hoping to be lucky They tried to cheat fate.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to deprive of something valuable by the use of deceit or fraud

    :  to influence or lead by deceit, trick, or artifice

    :  to elude or thwart by or as if by outwitting

  1. :  the act or an instance of fraudulently deceiving :  deception, fraud

    :  a code (such as a button combination or password) that activates a hidden feature or capability in a computer or video game

    :  one that cheats :  pretender, deceiver

  1. :  the will or principle or determining cause by which things in general are believed to come to be as they are or events to happen as they do :  destiny

    :  an inevitable and often adverse outcome, condition, or end

    :  disaster

  1. :  destine

    :  doom

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