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Fortunes Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
1. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
(synonym) luck, chance, hazard
(hyponym) bad luck, mischance, mishap
2. a large amount of wealth or prosperity
(hypernym) treasure, hoarded wealth
3. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome; "it was my good luck to be there"; "they say luck is a lady"; "it was as if fortune guided his hand"
(hyponym) good luck, fluke, good fortune
4. 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"
(synonym) destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion
(hyponym) good fortune, good luck
Fortunes Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Astrological Terms
Jupiter and Venus; also the Sun and Moon unless afflicted. Mercury and Neptune can be fortunate when unafflicted and in good aspect to Jupiter or Venus.
Fortunes Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
The Fortunes are an English harmony beat group. Formed in Birmingham, The Fortunes first came to prominence and international acclaim in 1965, when "You've Got Your Troubles" broke into the US and UK Top 10s. Afterwards they had a succession of hits including "Here It Comes Again" and "Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again"; continuing into the 1970s with more globally successful releases such as "Storm in a Teacup" and "Freedom Come, Freedom Go".
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