- Classical Mythology.
- the personification of fate.
- Moirai,the Fates.
- (often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person's fate or destiny.
- a female given name.
Related Words for moiraichance, portion, case, status, accident, occurrence, fate, thing, time, detail, crisis, matter, incident, factor, action, coincidence, cause, event, fact, prospect
Examples from the Web for moirai
Historical Examples of moirai
Then the soul of the brave Herakles was stirred within him, and he sware that the Moirai should not win the victory.
But the mighty Moirai, whose word even Zeus himself may not turn aside, had fixed the doom of Meleagros.
Even then these “Moirai” differ considerably from those of ancient Greek mythology.Rumanian Bird and Beast Stories
- the Moirai the Greek goddesses of fateRoman counterparts: the Parcae See Fates
fem. proper name, one of the Fates, from Greek Moira, literally "share, fate," related to moros "fate, destiny, doom," meros "part, lot," meiresthai "to receive one's share" (see merit (n.)).