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Synonyms for fortune

Synonyms for fortune

the quality shared by random, unintended, or unpredictable events or this quality regarded as the cause of such events

success attained as a result of chance

all things, such as money, property, or goods, having economic value

a great amount of accumulated money and precious possessions

a large sum of money

that which is inevitably destined

Synonyms for fortune

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

a large amount of wealth or prosperity

an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

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I took the freedom one day, after we had talked pretty close to the subject, to tell him that it was true I had received the compliment of a lover from him, namely, that he would take me without inquiring into my fortune, and I would make him a suitable return in this, viz.
Well, by this time he began to be sensible of his mistake; and having alarmed all the women on that side of the water, he went over to Ratcliff, and got access to some of the ladies there; but though the young women there too were, according to the fate of the day, pretty willing to be asked, yet such was his ill-luck, that his character followed him over the water and his good name was much the same there as it was on our side; so that though he might have had wives enough, yet it did not happen among the women that had good fortunes, which was what he wanted.
I was only speaking in reference to the second-rate fortunes we were mentioning just now."
"Ah, I believe noblemen marry amongst themselves, do they not?" asked Danglars carelessly; they like to unite their fortunes."
Research in Canada by members of Joseph Fortune's family has answered the question of bigamy.
Sharjah: Sajjad Saeed smashed a blistering century as Fortune Group beat Eurocon Alubond by 55 runs to win the 18th Bukhatir League 'B' Division tournament, organised by the Sharjah Cricket Council, at Al Dhaid Village.
Noida, Apr 10 (ANI/Business Wire India): Fortune Park Hotels Ltd., today announced the opening of its property, 'Fortune Inn Grazia', in the centrally located Sector 27 of Noida.
Some fortune seekers turn to more affordable means to get their fortunes told.
In China, fortune cookies come with specific instructions: (1) Open the wrapper.
FORMER Manchester United star Quinton Fortune has signed a one-year deal with Italian Serie B side Brescia.
Fortune Brands is to stop distributing Absolut vodka in the United States this autumn, after agreeing to an early termination of its contract with new owner Pernod Ricard.
Fortune Magazine (Fortune), a United States magazine, has recognised MAN, a truck manufacturer, as the most profitable of thirty-three companies in its 'Global 500' list.
Cognizant Named To Fortune Magazine's Prestigious Fortune 1000 Listing
GIRARD, PA Rita Elnorah Wilson Fortune, 82, 5181 Westgate Drive, Girard died Monday, November 19, 2007 at Millcreek Community Hospital.
The annual listing of the 500 largest companies by Fortune magazine, "the Fortune 500," confers status to businesses that are listed over that fairly wide range.