What does the word fated mean?

Usage examples for fated

  1. It really seems that you are fated to be our good angel. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  2. And, since the game had taught me that yielding- where opposition is fated to avail not- is graceful in proportion to its readiness, I surrendered as quietly as might be. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson