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Meaning of destination by Wiktionary Dictionary

destination


    Etymology

    From Latin dēstinātiōnem, from dēstināre ( “to destine” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • ( UK ) IPA: /dɛstɪˈneɪʃən/
    • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

    Noun

    destination ( plural: destinations )

    1. ( archaic ) The act of destining or appointing .
    2. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design .
    3. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at .

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Explanation of destination by Wordnet Dictionary

destination


    Noun
    1. the ultimate goal for which something is done

    2. written directions for finding some location

    3. the place designated as the end ( as of a race or journey )

    4. he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view


    Definition of destination by GCIDE Dictionary

    destination


    1. Destination n. [L. destinatio determination: cf. F. destination destination.]
      1. The act of destining or appointing.

      2. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design.

      3. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at.

      Syn. -- Appointment; design; purpose; intention; destiny; lot; fate; end.