seek one's fortune

Definition of seek one's fortune

somewhat formal

  1. :  to try to become rich Immigrants come to America to seek their fortune.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to resort to :  go to

    :  to go in search of :  look for

    :  to try to discover

  1. :  a hypothetical force or personified power that unpredictably determines events and issues favorably or unfavorably

    :  accident, incident

    :  prosperity attained partly through luck :  success

  1. :  to give good or bad fortune to

    :  to endow with a fortune

    :  happen, chance

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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