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[てん()·めい()]
tenmei
noun

English Meaning(s) for 天命

noun
  1. God's will; heaven's decree; mandate of Heaven; fate; karma; destiny
  2. one's life; one's lifespan

Definition and Synonyms for 天命

Destiny an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
Synonyms: さだ, 命運, 回り合わせ, 因縁, 天命, 天運, , 定め, 定める, 宿世, 宿命, 宿運, 巡り合わせ, , 幸せ, , 運命
Karma the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation
Synonyms: へり, ゆかり, 天命, , , , 業因, , , ,
Destiny the ultimate agency regarded as predetermining the course of events (often personified as a woman)
Synonyms: 命運, 因縁, 天命, 天運, 定め, 定める, 宿命, 運命
Lot your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
Synonyms: 命数, 命運, 回り合わせ, 因縁, 境遇, 天命, 天意, 天運, 定め, 定める, 宿世, 宿命, 宿縁, 宿運, 巡り合わせ, 幸せ, 暮らし向き, 身の上, , 運勢, 運命, 運気

Meanings for each kanji in 天命

heavens; sky; imperial Kanji Details »
fate; command; decree; destiny; life; appoint Kanji Details »

Categories 天命 is a member of

Cause any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
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Occurrence an event that happens
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Destiny an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
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Condition a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
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Sample Sentences for 天命

Man proposes, God disposes.

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