Meaning of FORTUNE in English


I. noun see: bear Date: 14th century a hypothetical force or personified power that unpredictably determines events and issues favorably or unfavorably, accident , incident , 3. prosperity attained partly through luck ; success , luck 1, the turns and courses of luck accompanying one's progress (as through life) , destiny , fate , 5. riches , wealth , a store of material possessions , a very large sum of money , II. verb (~d; fortuning) Date: 14th century transitive verb to give good or bad ~ to, to endow with a ~, intransitive verb happen , chance

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