English noun: fate
|1.||fate (event) an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future|
|Broader (hypernym)||happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||day of reckoning, doom, doomsday, end of the world, inevitable, karma, kismat, kismet, predestination|
|2.||fate (person) the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)|
|Samples||We are helpless in the face of destiny.|
|Broader (hypernym)||causal agency, causal agent, cause|
|Part meronym||occult, supernatural|
|3.||fate (state) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)|
|Samples||Whatever my fortune may be.|
Deserved a better fate.
Has a happy lot.
The luck of the Irish.
A victim of circumstances.
Success that was her portion.
|Synonyms||circumstances, destiny, fortune, lot, luck, portion|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bad luck, failure, good fortune, good luck, ill luck, luckiness, misfortune, providence, tough luck|
English verb: fate
|1.||fate (communication) decree or designate beforehand|
|Samples||She was destined to become a great pianist.|
|Synonyms||designate, destine, doom|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE|