Fate is defined as forces outside of your control that make things happen.(noun)
An example of fate is when you miss your bus and meet the person who will turn out to be your spouse while you are standing on the platform waiting on the next bus.
See fate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L fatum, prophetic declaration, oracle < neut. pp. of fari, to speak: see fame
See fate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French fat
Origin: , from Latin fātum, prophecy, doom
Origin: , from
Origin: neuter past participle of fārī, to speak; see bhā-2 in Indo-European roots.
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