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Destiny vs. Legacy

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Destinynoun

That to which any person or thing is destined; a predetermined state; a condition predestined by the Divine or by human will

Legacynoun

(legal) Money or property bequeathed to someone in a will.

Destinynoun

The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; an irresistible power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.

Legacynoun

Something inherited from a predecessor or the past; a heritage.

‘John Muir left as his legacy an enduring spirit of respect for the environment.’;

Destinynoun

That to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.

‘Thither heWill come to know his destiny.’; ‘No man of woman born,Coward or brave, can shun his destiny.’;

Legacynoun

(university and society admissions) The descendant of an alumnus.

‘Because she was a legacy, her mother's sorority rushed her.’;

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Destinynoun

The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; a resistless power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.

‘But who can turn the stream of destiny?’; ‘Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.’; ‘Marked by the Destinies to be avoided.’;

Legacyadjective

Left over from the past; no longer current.

Destinynoun

an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

Legacynoun

A gift of property by will, esp. of money or personal property; a bequest. Also Fig.; as, a legacy of dishonor or disease.

Destinynoun

the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman);

‘we are helpless in the face of Destiny’;

Legacynoun

A business with which one is intrusted by another; a commission; - obsolete, except in the phrases last legacy, dying legacy, and the like.

‘My legacy and message wherefore I am sent into the world.’; ‘He came and told his legacy.’;

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Destinynoun

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’;

Legacynoun

(law) a gift of personal property by will

Destinynoun

the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future

‘she was unable to control her own destiny’;

Legacynoun

an amount of money or property left to someone in a will

‘my grandmother died and unexpectedly left me a small legacy’;

Destinynoun

the hidden power believed to control future events; fate

‘he believed in destiny’;

Legacynoun

something left or handed down by a predecessor

‘the legacy of centuries of neglect’;

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Destiny

Destiny, sometimes referred to as fate (from Latin fatum ), is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.

‘decree, prediction, destiny, fate’;

Legacynoun

an applicant to a particular college or university who is regarded preferentially because a parent or other relative attended the same institution

‘being a legacy increased a student's chance of being accepted to a highly selective college by up to 45 per cent’;

Legacyadjective

denoting or relating to software or hardware that has been superseded but is difficult to replace because of its wide use.

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