What does fate mean?
Noun. fate, destiny, lot, portion, doom mean a predetermined state or end. fate implies an inevitable and usually an adverse outcome. the fate of the submarine is unknown destiny implies something foreordained and often suggests a great or noble course or end.
How do you pronounce the word fate?
Why is fête pronounced fate?
The word fate is derived from the Latin word fatum, meaning that which has been spoken, specifically spoken by the gods. Fete means a festival, particularly a lavish or outdoor festival or celebration. Related words are fetes, feted, feting. Fete is a loanword from French, an anglicization of the word fête.
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