Synonyms and Antonyms of fortune

  1. 1 what is going to happen to someone in the time ahead the telephone psychic proceeded to tell me my fortune—at great length Synonyms of fortune future Words Related to fortune circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, hap, kismet, lot, portion; futurities, outlook, prospect Near Antonyms of fortune present Antonyms of fortune past

  2. 2 a very large amount of money the billionaire's huge mansion must have cost a fortune Synonyms of fortune big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wad Words Related to fortune heap, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, capital, means, property, riches, wealth, wherewithal; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, tender, wampum Near Antonyms of fortune petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money Antonyms of fortune mite, peanuts, pittance song

  3. 3 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand it was his fortune that he should wander in the wilderness before becoming king Synonyms of fortune circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, kismet, lot, portionWords Related to fortune 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

  4. 4 success that is partly the result of chance in a streak of good fortune, she won the lottery twice that year Synonyms of fortune fortunateness, luck, luckinessWords Related to fortune blessing, boon, fluke, godsend, hit, serendipity, strike, windfall; break, chance, opportunity; coup, strokeNear Antonyms of fortune knock, misadventure, mishap; adversity, curse, debacle (also débâcle), sorrow, tragedy, trouble; calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster; defeat, failure, fizzle, nonachievement, nonsuccess; accident, casualty; disappointment, lapse, letdown, reversal, reverse, setback, slipup; circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, lot, portion; hex, jinxAntonyms of fortune mischance, misfortune, unluckiness

  5. 5 the total of one's money and property the family fortune is mostly in rare paintings and real estate Synonyms of fortune assets, capital, wealth, means, opulence, riches, substance, wherewithal, worthWords Related to fortune belongings, chattels, effects, holdings, paraphernalia, possessions, things; bankroll, deep pockets, finances, funds, money, wallet; abundance, affluence, prosperity, success; treasure, valuables; accession, acquisition, personal property, personalty, property; nest egg, reserve, resources, savings, treasuryNear Antonyms of fortune debts, liabilities; indebtedness

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fortune? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!