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fates

noun
plural of fate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • he met his fate in a tragic highway accident

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fates

verb
present tense third-person singular of fate

Synonyms of fates (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Fates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fates. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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