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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [moi-ruh]
    • /ˈmɔɪ rə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [moi-ruh]
    • /ˈmɔɪ rə/

Definitions of moirai word

  • noun plural moirai Classical Mythology. the personification of fate. Moirai, the Fates. 1
  • noun plural moirai (often lowercase) (among ancient Greeks) a person's fate or destiny. 1
  • noun plural moirai a female given name. 1
  • noun moirai The Fates. 1

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moirai popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for moirai

noun moirai

  • prospect — Usually, prospects. an apparent probability of advancement, success, profit, etc. the outlook for the future: good business prospects.
  • circumstance — The circumstances of a particular situation are the conditions which affect what happens.
  • intention — an act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result.
  • future — time that is to be or come hereafter.
  • objective — something that one's efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; purpose; goal; target: the objective of a military attack; the objective of a fund-raising drive.

verb moirai

  • preordain — to ordain beforehand; foreordain.
  • predestine — to destine in advance; foreordain; predetermine: He seemed predestined for the ministry.
  • predetermine — to settle or decide in advance: He had predetermined his answer to the offer.
  • destine — to set apart or appoint (for a certain purpose or person, or to do something); intend; design
  • foreordain — to ordain or appoint beforehand.

Antonyms for moirai

noun moirai

  • whole — comprising the full quantity, amount, extent, number, etc., without diminution or exception; entire, full, or total: He ate the whole pie. They ran the whole distance.
  • concept — A concept is an idea or abstract principle.
  • theory — a coherent group of tested general propositions, commonly regarded as correct, that can be used as principles of explanation and prediction for a class of phenomena: Einstein's theory of relativity. Synonyms: principle, law, doctrine.
  • continuity — Continuity is the fact that something continues to happen or exist, with no great changes or interruptions.
  • misfortune — adverse fortune; bad luck.

verb moirai

  • join — to bring in contact, connect, or bring or put together: to join hands; to join pages with a staple.

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