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Definitions of fates in various dictionaries:
noun - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
noun - the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
noun - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
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|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|To the ancient Greeks: Lachesis, Clotho & Atropos|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a group of three goddesses of destiny|
|three goddesses who the ancient Greeks believed controlled people's lives and decided when people must die|
|Plural form of fate.|
|Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fate.|
|the development of events outside a person's control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power.|
|Greek Roman Mythology|
|The development of events outside a person's control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power.|
|The three goddesses who preside over the birth and life of humans. Each person was thought of as a spindle, around which the three Fates (Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos) would spin the thread of human destiny.|
|Be destined to happen, turn out, or act in a particular way.|
The Fates were a common motif in European polytheism, most frequently represented as a group of three mythological goddesses (although their number differed in certain eras and cultures). They were often depicted as weavers of a tapestry on a loom, with the tapestry dictating the destinies of men. The primary instances include:* Moirai, the Fates of Greek mythology who control the Threads of Fate|
* Parcae, the Fates of Roman mythology
* Deities and fairies of fate in Slavic mythology
* Norns, the Fates of Norse mythology, also related to other female deities in Germanic paganismThis motif has been replicated in fictional accounts, such as:
* Three Witches, characters in Shakespeare's MacbethThe Fates, characters in Disney's HerculesThe Fates/Moirai, characters in Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, Heroes of Olympus series, and The Trials of Apollo seriesThe Sisters of Fate, characters in the God of War video game series, based on the Greek Fates
* The Fates, characters in An