fate (n.)
destiny, fortune
AC III.xiii.169[Antony to Cleopatra] Caesar sits down in Alexandria, where / I will oppose his fate
AC IV.viii.34[Antony to Cleopatra] we all would ... drink carouses to the next day's fate
Tem I.i.30[Gonzalo to all, of the Boatswain] Stand fast, good Fate, to his hanging
Tim III.v.14[Alcibiades to Senators, of his friend] He is a man, setting his fate aside, / Of comely virtues [i.e. leaving aside the unfortunate destiny which made him act in the way he did]
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