Meaning of “fate” - Learner’s Dictionary

fate

noun uk us /feɪt/
THINGS THAT HAPPEN [ C ]

B2 what happens to someone, especially when it is something bad:

His fate is now in the hands of the jury.
POWER [ U ]

B2 a power that some people believe decides what will happen:

I believe it was fate that caused us to meet again.
→ See also quirk of fate

(Definition of “fate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)