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fate

 (fāt)
n.
1. The supposed force, principle, or power that predetermines events: Fate did not favor his career.
2.
a. The inevitable events predestined by this force: It was her fate to marry a lout.
b. A final result or consequence; an outcome: What was the fate of your project?
c. An unfavorable outcome in life; doom or death: suffered a fate worse than death; the island where the explorer met his fate.
3. Fates Greek & Roman Mythology The three goddesses, Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, who control human destiny. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old French fat, from Latin fātum, prophecy, doom, from neuter past participle of fārī, to speak; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

Fates

(feɪts)
pl n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the three goddesses who control the destinies of the lives of man, which are likened to skeins of thread that they spin, measure out, and at last cut. See Atropos, Clotho, Lachesis
2. (Norse Myth & Legend) Norse myth the Norns. See Norn1

fates

Air elementals who live in light and thought.
References in classic literature ?
(Peace), who mind the works of mortal men, and the Moerae (Fates) to whom wise Zeus gave the greatest honour, Clotho, and Lachesis, and Atropos who give mortal men evil and good to have.
For example, the Moerae (Fates) receive two different pedigrees in Hesiod's Theogony, initially presented as the parthenogenetic offspring of the primeval goddess Nyx (211-225), and later reintroduced as daughters of Zeus, born of the Titan goddess Themis (901-906).
Paul Chan, De Se Moerae, 2017, nylon, fans, artificial grass, flagpole, metal stage.