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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fey-tid]
    • /ˈfeɪ tɪd/
    • /ˈfeɪ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-tid]
    • /ˈfeɪ tɪd/

Definitions of fated word

  • adjective fated subject to, guided by, or predetermined by fate; destined. 1
  • noun fated something that unavoidably befalls a person; fortune; lot: It is always his fate to be left behind. 1
  • noun fated the universal principle or ultimate agency by which the order of things is presumably prescribed; the decreed cause of events; time: Fate decreed that they would never meet again. 1
  • noun fated that which is inevitably predetermined; destiny: Death is our ineluctable fate. 1
  • noun fated a prophetic declaration of what must be: The oracle pronounced their fate. 1
  • noun fated death, destruction, or ruin. 1

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Origin of fated

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605; fate + -ed3

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Parts of speech for Fated


fated popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fated

adj fated

  • doomed — fate or destiny, especially adverse fate; unavoidable ill fortune: In exile and poverty, he met his doom.
  • predetermined — to settle or decide in advance: He had predetermined his answer to the offer.
  • destined — If something is destined to happen or if someone is destined to behave in a particular way, that thing seems certain to happen or be done.
  • impending — about to happen; imminent: their impending marriage.
  • imminent — likely to occur at any moment; impending: Her death is imminent.

adjective fated

  • meant — simple past tense and past participle of mean1 .
  • intended — purposed; designed; intentional: an intended snub.

Antonyms for fated

noun fated

  • caused — a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the producer of an effect: You have been the cause of much anxiety. What was the cause of the accident?
  • sourced — any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin: Which foods are sources of calcium?

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