What does the word fated mean?

Usage examples for fated

  1. At 10 P. M. she was seen and identified by a person who had met her at 'Elm Bluff', crouching behind a tree near the road that led to that ill- fated house, and when questioned regarding her presence there, gave unsatisfactory answers. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. It really seems that you are fated to be our good angel. – A Romance in Transit by Francis Lynde
  3. 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