fated
adjective Date: 1542 decreed, controlled, or marked by fate

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  • Fated — Fat ed, p. p. & a. 1. Decreed by fate; destined; doomed; as, he was fated to rule a factious people. [1913 Webster] One midnight Fated to the purpose. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Invested with the power of determining destiny. [Obs.] The fated sky.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fated — index forthcoming, future, inevitable, necessary (inescapable), unalterable, unavoidable (inevitable) …   Law dictionary

  • fated — [adj] governed by fate decided by fate, destined, doomed, foreordained, imminent, impending, inescapable, inevitable, in the stars*, predestined, predetermined, prejudged, preordained, unavoidable; concepts 548,820 …   New thesaurus

  • fated — [fāt′id] adj. 1. ordained or determined by fate; destined 2. destined to destruction; doomed …   English World dictionary

  • fated — adj. (formal) 1) fated to + inf. (they were fated never to meet) 2) fated that + clause (it was fated that they should never meet again) * * * [ feɪtɪd] fated that + clause (it was fated that they should never meet again) (formal) fated to + inf …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fated — [[t]fe͟ɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ to inf If you say that a person is fated to do something, or that something is fated, you mean that it seems to have been decided by fate before it happens, and nothing can be done to avoid or change it. → See also… …   English dictionary

  • fated — adjective (not before noun) something that is fated to happen seems certain to happen because a mysterious force is controlling events : to be fated to do sth: She knew that their happiness was fated not to last. see also: ill­fated …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fated — fat|ed [ˈfeıtıd] adj certain to happen or to do something because a mysterious force is controlling events = ↑destined be fated to do sth ▪ I m fated to spend my last years in an old folks home. →↑ill fated …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fated — fat|ed [ feıtəd ] adjective definitely going to happen because of fate: be fated to do something: He was fated to play an important part in their lives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fated — I adj 1. destined, determined, ordained, doomed; written, in the cards, in store; predetermined, predestined, predestinate, predestinated, preordained, foreordained, foredoomed, predecided. 2. certain, sure, sure as death, sure as death and taxes …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • fated — UK [ˈfeɪtɪd] / US [ˈfeɪtəd] adjective definitely going to happen because of fate be fated to do something: He was fated to play an important part in their lives …   English dictionary

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