ETYM French fortune, Latin fortuna; akin to fors, fortis, chance, prob. from ferre to bear, bring. Related to Bear to support, and cf. Fortuitous.
1. A large amount of wealth or prosperity.
2. One's overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); SYN. destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion.
1. To give good or bad fortune to
2. To endow with a fortune
3. Happen, chance