verb (used with object), fat·ed, fat·ing.
Origin of fate
SYNONYMS FOR fate
Can be confusedfate fete (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for fate
Sybil is dead, as is Matthew; Gregson is missing with dark hints about his fate.
If we want to prevent others from your fate, we need to stop being so passive on these issues.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The fate of AirAsia Flight 8501 and the 162 souls on board is a tragedy, but it will not remain a mystery for much longer.
Yet, much like the fate that fell the first season, ratings just plain weren't good.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So how concerned should people be about the fate of the VSV vaccine?
In the same place, and at the same time, he received his first authentic news of the fate of the Adventuress.The Destroying Angel|Louis Joseph Vance
It goes without saying that the duke soon heard of the shepherd, for he had been anxiously awaiting the fate of the two governors.Czechoslovak Fairy Tales|Parker Fillmore
The chiefs fought fiercely, like men who know that their fate is sealed, and are determined to sell their lives dearly.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
He was too desperate to curse his fate—he could only long for food.The Ape, the Idiot & Other People|W. C. Morrow
She had almost decided to run away—she could not face Myra's fate.Tess of the Storm Country|Grace Miller White
British Dictionary definitions for fate
Word Origin for fate
Idioms and Phrases with fate
In addition to the idioms beginning with fate
- fate worse than death, a
- seal one's fate
- tempt fate