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 future Related Words circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, hap, kismet, lot, portion; futurities, outlook, prospect Near Antonyms present Antonyms past

  2. 2 a very large amount of money <the billionaire's huge mansion must have cost a fortune> Synonyms big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, wad Related Words 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 petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money Antonyms 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 circumstance, destiny, doom, fate, kismet, lot, portionRelated 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

  4. 4 success that is partly the result of chance <in a streak of good fortune, she won the lottery twice that year> Synonyms fortunateness, luck, luckinessRelated Words blessing, boon, fluke, godsend, hit, serendipity, strike, windfall; break, chance, opportunity; coup, strokeNear Antonyms 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 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 assets, capital, wealth, means, opulence, riches, substance, wherewithal, worthRelated Words 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 debts, liabilities; indebtedness

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