Definition of fors
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Orthography ID = 1006437
1.
LEM
fors, fortis
1 FER-
noun (f., 3rd pure I-stem declension)
  1. chance, hap, luck, hazard, accident
  2. [personal] the goddess of chance
  3. [especially] Fors Fortuna, Good Fortune, with a temple on the Tiber, outside of the city
Abbreviations
fors fortis (only nom. and abl. except in the name Fors Fortuna), f 1 FER-, chance, hap, luck, hazard, accident: Quod fors feret, feremus, T.: sed haec, ut fors tulerit: quam sibi sortem fors obiecerit, H.: uti quosque fors conglobaverat, S.: forte quādam Tiberis effusus, L.: Fors fuat pol! may it be so, T.

—Person., the goddess of chance: Fors omnia versat, V.: dea Fors, O.

—Esp., Fors Fortuna, Good Fortune, with a temple on the Tiber, outside of the city: aedis Fortis Fortunae, L.: Fortunae Fortis honores, O.: casu aut forte fortunā.

—Ellipt.: for fors sit, it might happen, perchance, perhaps, peradventure: tu fors, quid me fiat, parvi pendis, T.: Et fors aequatis cepissent praemia rostris, Ni, etc., V.: nunc ille Fors et vota facit, V.

— see also forte.
 
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