What does destination mean?

Definitions for destination
ˌdɛs təˈneɪ ʃəndes·ti·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. finish, destination, goal(noun)

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

    "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view"

  2. destination, terminus(noun)

    the ultimate goal for which something is done

  3. address, destination, name and address(noun)

    written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location


  1. destination(Noun)

    The act of destining or appointing.

    Etymology: From destinationem, from destinare.

  2. destination(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From destinationem, from destinare.

  3. destination(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From destinationem, from destinare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Destination(noun)

    the act of destining or appointing

  2. Destination(noun)

    purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design

  3. Destination(noun)

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


  1. Destination

    Destination was a disco studio group from New York who had two chart entries: In 1979, "Move On Up" / "Up Up Up" / "Destination's Theme," which spent four weeks at number one on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, and #68 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. Their second release : "My Number One Request"/"From Mortishia To Gomez Addams" spent three weeks at number one on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart in 1980. A trio, Destination consisted of Danny Lugo, Kathleen Bradley and Love Chyle Theus.

Editors Contribution

  1. destination

    A specific travel location.

    The holiday destination for their honeymoon was chosen and they were delighted.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  
  2. destination

    To a specific point or location.

    The router had coded instructions to move to a specific location.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'destination' in Nouns Frequency: #2302

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of destination in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of destination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of destination in a Sentence

  1. Michelle Wiese Bockmann:

    Any tanker with Iranian crude follows a similar pattern of behavior : they do that by turning off their AIS transponder, turning it on and off in order to circumvent being tracked, they have deliberately taken measures to circumvent identifying the ship's destination, location and cargo origin.

  2. Colen Garrow:

    While some of our export destination markets appear to be recovering, such as the euro zone and U.S., they remain small in the context of developments in China.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's very true that the only difference between "TRY" and "TRIUMPH" is just the "UMPH", even though it may sound like a cliche to some. In my view, that tiny 'Umph' often gives you monumental mph (i.e. miles per hour) to accelerate and reach your destination much faster. The 'Umph' can mathematically be expressed as: Umph = U + mph. The minuscule 'Umph' can thus make a mega-difference, and all you need is that little 'Umph' to succeed. Hence you must strive to get that 'Umph' in your life; by pushing yourself slightly harder, and by putting that extra little kick in every struggle of life. With that little 'Umph' on your side, you'll surely break a leg! So, what are you waiting for?

  4. Elon Musk:

    We would think it is safe for somebody to essentially fall asleep and wake up at their destination ? Probably towards the end of next year, that is when I think it would most likely be safe enough for that.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Courage is a gas pedal and fear is a brake; when we go to our destination, we need both!

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    the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
    • A. canopy
    • B. reciprocal
    • C. leaven
    • D. peccadillo

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