|1.||[ noun ] an event (or course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future|
|Related terms:||happening doom inevitable kismet karma predestination destine|
|2.||[ noun ] the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman)|
"we are helpless in the face of Destiny"
|Related terms:||causal_agent supernatural|
|3.||[ noun ] your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)|
|Synonyms:||luck lot circumstances fortune portion destiny|
: "whatever my fortune may be" "deserved a better fate" "has a happy lot" "the luck of the Irish" "a victim of circumstances" "success that was her portion"
|Related terms:||condition condition good_fortune misfortune failure providence|
|4.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 27728|
|5.||[ verb ] decree or designate beforehand|
|Synonyms:||doom destine designate|
"She was destined to become a great pianist"
|Related terms:||ordain Destiny destination|