Destiny vs Providence - What's the difference?

destiny | providence |

As a proper noun destiny

is .

As a noun providence is




  • That to which any person or thing is destined; a predetermined state; a condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.
  • The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; an irresistible power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.
  • Synonyms

    * fate * orlay

    Derived terms

    * date with destiny

    See also

    * destination


    * density





    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Divine care or direction, the will of God or the gods; fate
  • Any of several cities named for this force, particularly the capital of the American state of Rhode Island