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Destiny vs. Lot

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  • Destiny (noun)

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

    "fate|lot"

  • Destiny (noun)

    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.

    "fate"

  • Lot (noun)

    A large quantity or number; a great deal.

    "to spend a lot of money;"

    "lots of people think so"

  • Lot (noun)

    A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively.

    "a lot of stationery"

  • Lot (noun)

    One or more items auctioned or sold as a unit, separate from other items.

  • Lot (noun)

    A number of people taken collectively.

    "a sorry lot; a bad lot"

  • Lot (noun)

    A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field.

    "a building lot in a city"

  • Lot (noun)

    That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.

  • Lot (noun)

    Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without human choice or will.

    "to cast lots;"

    "to draw lots"

  • Lot (noun)

    The part, or fate, that falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.

  • Lot (noun)

    A prize in a lottery.

  • Lot (noun)

    Allotment; lottery.

  • Lot (noun)

    All members of a set; everything.

    "The table was loaded with food, but by evening there was nothing but crumbs; we had eaten the lot."

    "If I were in charge, I'd fire the lot of them."

  • Lot (noun)

    An old unit of weight used in many European countries from the Middle Ages, often defined as 1/30 or 1/32 of a (local) pound.

  • Lot (verb)

    To allot; to sort; to apportion.

  • Lot (verb)

    To count or reckon (on or upon).

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  • Destiny (noun)

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

    "she was unable to control her own destiny"

  • Destiny (noun)

    the hidden power believed to control future events; fate

    "he believed in destiny"

  • Lot (pronoun)

    a large number or amount; a great deal

    "we had lots of fun"

    "a lot can happen in eight months"

    "they took a lot of abuse"

    "there are a lot of actors in the cast"

  • Lot (pronoun)

    the whole number or quantity that is involved or implied

    "you might as well take the whole lot"

  • Lot (adverb)

    a great deal; much

    "thanks a lot"

    "he played tennis a lot last year"

  • Lot (noun)

    a river of southern France, which rises in the Auvergne and flows 480 km (300 miles) west to meet the River Garonne south-east of Bordeaux.

  • Lot (noun)

    (in the Bible) the nephew of Abraham, who was allowed to escape from the destruction of Sodom (Gen. 19). His wife, who disobeyed orders and looked back, was turned into a pillar of salt.

  • Lot (verb)

    divide (items) into lots for sale at an auction

    "the contents have already been lotted up, and the auction takes place on Monday"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Destiny (noun)

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

  • Destiny (noun)

    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.

  • Lot (noun)

    That which happens without human design or forethought; chance; accident; hazard; fortune; fate.

  • Lot (noun)

    Anything (as a die, pebble, ball, or slip of paper) used in determining a question by chance, or without man's choice or will; as, to cast or draw lots.

  • Lot (noun)

    The part, or fate, which falls to one, as it were, by chance, or without his planning.

  • Lot (noun)

    A separate portion; a number of things taken collectively; all objects sold in a single purchase transaction; as, a lot of stationery; - colloquially, sometimes of people; as, a sorry lot; a bad lot.

  • Lot (noun)

    A distinct portion or plot of land, usually smaller than a field; as, a building lot in a city.

  • Lot (noun)

    A large quantity or number; a great deal; as, to spend a lot of money; to waste a lot of time on line; lots of people think so.

  • Lot (noun)

    A prize in a lottery.

  • Lot

    To allot; to sort; to portion.

Webster Dictionary
  • Destiny (noun)

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

  • Destiny (noun)

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

    "we are helpless in the face of Destiny"

  • Destiny (noun)

    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"

  • Lot (noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;

    "a batch of letters"

    "a deal of trouble"

    "a lot of money"

    "he made a mint on the stock market"

    "it must have cost plenty"

  • Lot (noun)

    a parcel of land having fixed boundaries;

    "he bought a lot on the lake"

  • Lot (noun)

    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"

  • Lot (noun)

    any collection in its entirety;

    "she bought the whole caboodle"

  • Lot (noun)

    an unofficial association of people or groups;

    "the smart set goes there"

    "they were an angry lot"

  • Lot (noun)

    anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random;

    "the luck of the draw"

    "they drew lots for it"

  • Lot (noun)

    (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

  • Lot (verb)

    divide into lots, as of land, for example

  • Lot (verb)

    administer or bestow, as in small portions;

    "administer critical remarks to everyone present"

    "dole out some money"

    "shell out pocket money for the children"

    "deal a blow to someone"

Princeton's WordNet

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