Word of the Day: Fate

fate / fāt
1. one’s destiny; fortune or luck that follows a person or thing
Venture all; see what fate brings. 
Vietnamese Proverb
2. that which ultimately determines the course of events and outcome
In the presence of Fate, the physician becomes a fool. 
Arabian Proverb
3. the final result; the ultimate outcome
No fate is worse than a life without a love.
Mexican Proverb
4. destruction, ruin or death
You often meet your fate on the road you take to avoid it. 
French Proverb
5. the Fates, the three Greek and Roman mythological goddesses, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos, who control one’s destiny
The Fates guide the person who accepts them and hinder the person who resists them. 
Cleanthes, 330 BC – 233 BC
1. to be decided or established in advance
Men fated to be happy need not haste. 
Chinese Proverb