English to English
1. an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
2. the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
we are helpless in the face of destiny
3. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
whatever my fortune may be|deserved a better fate|has a happy lot|the luck of the Irish|a victim of circumstances|success that was her portion
4. That to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.