Definition of fortune :
1. That which befalls or is to befall one; lot in life, or event in any particular undertaking; fate; destiny; as, to tell one's fortune.
2. That which comes as the result of an undertaking or of a course of action; good or ill success; especially, favorable issue; happy event; success; prosperity as reached partly by chance and partly by effort.
3. The arrival of something in a sudden or unexpected manner; chance; accident; luck; hap; also, the personified or deified power regarded as determining human success, apportioning happiness and unhappiness, and distributing arbitrarily or fortuitously the lots of life.
4. To fall out; to happen.
5. To make fortunate; to give either good or bad fortune to.
6. To presage; to tell the fortune of.
7. To provide with a fortune.
8. Wealth; large possessions; large estate; riches; as, a gentleman of fortune.
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chance (part of speech: noun)
predict (part of speech: verb)
wealth (part of speech: noun)
money (part of speech: noun)
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- By some means or other it at last came to Mrs. Livingstone's knowledge that Mabel's fortune was not only all gone, but that her son had known it in time to prevent his marrying her. - "'Lena Rivers", Mary J. Holmes.
- Monsieur, save my son, and the half of my fortune shall be yours! - "Pamela Giraud", Honore de Balzac.
- Glen could hardly believe in his good fortune. - "The Sweep Winner", Nat Gould.