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Meaning of DESTINATION

Pronunciation:  `destu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the ultimate goal for which something is done
  2. [n]  written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
  3. [n]  the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhuasted as their destination came into view"
 

DESTINATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: address, finish, goal, name and address, terminus
 
 See Also: direction, end, end, finish line, finishing line, goal, instruction, letter, missive, postal code, postcode, poste restante, return address, zip code

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Des`ti*na"tion\, 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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: address, aim, anchorage, apodosis, appointed lot, astral influences, astrology, billhead, book of fate, bourn, butt, by-end, by-purpose, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, coda, conclusion, constellation, consummation, crack of doom, culmination, cup, curtain, curtains, death, decease, denouement, destiny, dies funestis, direction, doom, effect, end, end in view, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, expiration, fatality, fate, final cause, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, foredoom, fortune, Friday, Friday the thirteenth, future, game, goal, harbor, haven, ides of March, inevitability, izzard, kismet, last, last breath, last gasp, last stop, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, mark, moira, name and address, object, object in mind, objective, omega, payoff, period, peroration, planets, port, portion, postal zone, prey, pursuit, quarry, quietus, quintain, reason for being, resolution, resting place, stars, stop, stoppage, stopping place, superscription, swan song, target, teleology, term, terminal, terminal point, termination, terminus, ultimate aim, unlucky day, weird, wheel of fortune, will of Heaven, windup, Z, zip code, zone
 

 

 

 

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