Fate did not favor his career.
What was the fate of your project?
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.
Suffered a fate worse than death; the island where the explorer met his fate.
It was her fate to marry a lout.
Other Word Forms
Origin of fate
- Middle English from Old French fat from Latin fātum prophecy, doom from neuter past participle of fārī to speak bhā-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition