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fated




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fated
     1. adj. Foreordained, predetermined, established in advance by fate.
fate
     1. n. The presumed cause, force, principle, or divine will that predetermines events.
     2. n. The effect, consequence, outcome, or inevitable events predetermined by this cause.
     3. n. Destiny; often with a connotation of death, ruin, misfortune, etc.
           Accept your fate.
     4. n. (mythology) alternative case form of Fate (one of the goddesses said to control the destiny of human beings).
     5. v. To foreordain or predetermine, to make inevitable.
           The oracle's prediction fated Oedipus to kill his father; not all his striving could change what would occur.

Example Sentences

I was fated to play a bigger part in life. 

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