verb (used with object), for·tuned, for·tun·ing.
verb (used without object), for·tuned, for·tun·ing.
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Idioms for fortune
Origin of fortune
OTHER WORDS FROM fortunefor·tune·less, adjective
Words nearby fortune
Example sentences from the Web for fortune
They are speeding up trading on financial markets, making and losing fortunes in micro-seconds.Algorithms Workers Can’t See Are Increasingly Pulling the Management Strings|Tom Barratt|August 28, 2020|Singularity Hub
Patrick Howell O’Neill profiles Israeli spyware company NSO, which has quietly built up its fortune by helping governments around the world snoop on people.
Today’s cannabis industry is a constantly shifting landscape of legal developments, policy changes, company fortunes, and product innovations.The best cannabis industry newsletters, sites, and podcasts|Jenni Avins|August 13, 2020|Quartz
Unlike other rich women of her time, Scripps worked for her fortune instead of marrying or inheriting it, McClain said.Suffragette City: San Diego’s Crucial Role in Getting Women the Vote|Randy Dotinga|August 6, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Backlinks are one way to get this boost without spending a fortune.Nine mistakes to avoid when contacting websites for backlinks|Raj Dosanjh|July 29, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The building used to be an all-girls school, and when it was initially purchased by Fortune it was dilapidated.
Stanley Richards, Senior Vice President of the Fortune Society, gave a tour along with a few residents.
That good fortune meant CNN had the only TV correspondent on the scene.
Hitchcock had the historical good fortune to have worked from silent films through television.
“I suppose she'll want a fortune as well,” he says, looking at me as if I were Liv Ullmann's agent.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
The fortune was proving quite as large as he had expected, and not even an inquest had been held upon the dead man.Uncanny Tales|Various
But "the cards never forgive," and as a rule Dame Fortune is relentless to the reckless player.
Aristide always regarded the fortune of the moment as if it would last forever.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The fact that her fortune was vaguely threatened did not cause her anxiety: she scarcely realized it.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for fortune
- (tr) to endow with great wealth
- (intr) to happen by chance
Derived forms of fortunefortuneless, adjective
Word Origin for fortune
Idioms and Phrases with fortune
see make a fortune.