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



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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