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Entry Word: fortune
Function: noun
Text: 1 what is going to happen to someone in the time ahead <the telephone psychic proceeded to tell me my fortune--at great length>
Synonyms future
Related Words circumstance, destiny, doom, lot, portion; futurities, outlook, prospect
Near Antonyms present
Antonyms past
2 a very large amount of money <the billionaire's huge mansion must have cost a fortune>
Synonyms king's ransom, mint, wad
Related Words heap, pile, pot; bonanza, mine, treasure trove; assets, property, riches, wealth
Antonyms mite, pittance
3 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand <it was his fortune that he should wander in the wilderness before becoming king> -- see FATE 1
4 success that is partly the result of chance <in a streak of good fortune won the lottery twice that year> -- see LUCK 1
5 the total of one's money and property <the family fortune is mostly in rare paintings and real estate> -- see WEALTH 1