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fortunes, plural;
  1. Chance or luck as an external, arbitrary force affecting human affairs
    • - some malicious act of fortune keeps them separate
  2. Luck, esp. good luck
    • - this astounding piece of good fortune that has befallen me
  3. The success or failure of a person or enterprise over a period of time or in the course of a particular activity
    • - he is credited with turning around the company's fortunes
  4. A large amount of money or assets
    • - he eventually inherited a substantial fortune
  5. A surprisingly high price or amount of money
    • - I spent a fortune on drink and drugs

  1. luck: 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"
  2. a large amount of wealth or prosperity
  3. luck: 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"
  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"
  5. Fortune is an 80s AOR band that had a number of minor hits in the early 80's including "Airwaves" from the "The Last American Virgin" movie soundtrack and from their second 1985 album release including: "Dearborn Station," and "Thrill of it All."
  6. Fortune is a global business magazine published by Time Inc.'s Fortune|Money Group. Founded by Henry Luce in 1930, the publishing business, consisting of Time, Life, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated, grew to become Time Warner. ...
  7. The following is a list of recurring fictional characters that appeared throughout the Metal Gear series in more than one canonical installment. ...
  8. "Fortune" is the seventh single release from J-pop artist Nami Tamaki and was released on January 26, 2005 as a limited edition, and a regular edition. It claimed the 6th spot on the Oricon chart. Fortune was also used as a theme for the PlayStation 2 game Radiata Stories.
  9. Fourtune is a villainous professional wrestling alliance in the Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) promotion. It currently consists of leader Ric Flair, TNA Television Champion A.J. Styles, Douglas Williams, James Storm, Kazarian, Matt Morgan and Robert Roode. ...
  10. Sea of No Cares is an album of recorded music by Great Big Sea, released on February 19, 2002 in Canada and on February 26 in the United States. ...
  11. Fortune is a swedish music group. Formed by the singer and songwriter Benny Söderberg Clockwise (music group from Sweden) and Janne Lund in early 1990s. ...
  12. fortune is a simple program that displays a pseudorandom message from a database of quotations. Most distributions of fortune are bundled with a collection of themed files, containing sayings like those found on fortune cookies (hence the name), quotations from famous people, jokes, or poetry. ...
  13. The Fortune is a 1975 American comedy film starring Warren Beatty and Jack Nicholson, directed by Mike Nichols. The screenplay by Adrien Joyce focuses on two bumbling con men who plot to steal the money of a wealthy young heiress.
  14. 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. ...
  15. Destiny or fate; A chance; Good luck; Lots of riches; To happen, take place. [14th-19th c.]
  16. (fortunes) Another term for the benific planets. See benefic.
  17. (Fortunes) The benefic planets: Jupiter, the 'Greater Fortune"; and Venus, the "Lesser Fortune". The Sun and Mercury, or by some authorities the Moon and Mercury, when well placed and aspected, particularly if by Jupiter or Venus, are sometimes so classed. ...
  18. A method of deciding the outcome of an action resolution where the GM chooses based on the result of a randomizer (dice, cards, etc).
  19. (fu): See “good fortune.”
  20. The Fortune project is a EU sponsored project with the objective of developing a concept for user participation in R&D, based on the concept of true partnership. Fortune intends to bridge the gap between end users with disabilities, their organisations and the R&D environment. ...
  21. An outcome that is at least partly based on random factors. This may include rolling dice, drawing cards, or some other random value generator.
  22. print a random, hopefully interesting adage
  23. Favorable results that come partly by chance. Fate; destiny.
  24. (It could take years to build a fortune). Genesis posts 20 April 2005, 8 May 2005, 8 August 2005.
  25. fortuna; suerte; destino; caudal