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Definition 1: having unexpected good fortune - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where fortunate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • other, less fortunate, children died
  • a fortunate choice

(fortunate is similar to ...) in a more fortunate or prosperous condition

"she would have been better off if she had stuck with teaching" "is better off than his classmate"

(fortunate is similar to ...) fortunately situated

"doesn't know when he's well-off"

(fortunate is similar to ...) occurring by chance

"a lucky escape" "a lucky guess"

(fortunate is similar to ...) peculiarly fortunate or appropriate; as if by divine intervention

"a heaven-sent rain saved the crops" "a providential recovery"

(fortunate is similar to ...) resulting favorably

"it's a good thing that I wasn't there" "it is good that you stayed" "it is well that no one saw you" "all's well that ends well"

(fortunate is similar to ...) occurring by happy chance

"profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials"

(fortunate is similar to ...) marked by good fortune

"a felicitous life" "a happy outcome"

(means also ...) having or bringing good fortune

"my lucky day" "a lucky man"

(means also ...) blessed with privileges

"the privileged few"

(means also ...) having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome

"a successful architect" "a successful business venture"

Definition 2: presaging good fortune - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fortunate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school
  • rosy predictions

Synonyms for fortunate in the sense of this definition

(fortunate is similar to ...) auguring favorable circumstances and good luck

"an auspicious beginning for the campaign"

Definition 3: supremely favored - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fortunate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust
  • fortunate son

Synonyms for fortunate in the sense of this definition

(fortunate is similar to ...) highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace)

"our blessed land" "the blessed assurance of a steady income"

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