What does destination mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word destination.

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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

How to pronounce destination?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say destination in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Michael Persson Gripkow:

    With the climate portal we wanted to explore the possibilities of not just taking you to your destination, but our destinations to you. A direct link to the whole world.

  2. Tanya Lee:

    I took a second look because I just couldn't believe what I was seeing, it's totally inappropriate and offensive, not something that you want kids exposed to and it's also embarrassing for Auckland as a tourist destination.

  3. Niki Fox Elenbaas:

    Sailors throughout history have used every tool at their disposal to accomplish safe and prompt arrival at a destination, i doubt that Phoenicians considered the deployment of sweeps or kedging as' cheating.'.

  4. RVM:

    To reach your Destination, you need a Direction, but you can't get there without Inspiration!- RVM

  5. Kate Carr:

    Put something in the back seat where a child seat is always located that you're going to need at your final destination, something you know you're going to look for, like your cell phone, your purse, a briefcase, this, in fact, can happen to anyone, and we've seen it happen to anyone.

Images & Illustrations of destination

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