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des·ti·na·tion

 (dĕs′tə-nā′shən)
n.
1. The place to which one is going or directed.
2. The ultimate purpose for which something is created or intended.
3. Archaic An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
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destination

(ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. the predetermined end of a journey or voyage
2. the ultimate end or purpose for which something is created or a person is destined
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des•ti•na•tion

(ˌdɛs təˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the place to which a person or thing travels or is sent.
2. the purpose for which something is destined.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dēstinātiō designation, purpose]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.destination - the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)destination - 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"
end, terminal - either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
finish line, finishing line - a line indicating the location of the finish of a race
2.destination - the ultimate goal for which something is done
goal, end - the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
3.destination - written directions for finding some locationdestination - written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
postal code, postcode, ZIP code, ZIP - a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
instruction, direction - a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
return address - the address of the sender of a letter or parcel indicating where it should be returned if it cannot be delivered
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destination

noun stop, station, haven, harbour, resting-place, terminus, journey's end, landing-place a popular holiday destination
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Translations
مَقْصَدمَكان مَقْصود
cíldestinacemísto určení
bestemmelsessteddestination
määränpää
odredište
rendeltetési hely
áfangastaîur
目的地
목적지
kelionės tikslaspaskirties vieta
galamērķis
miesto určenia
cilj
destination
จุดหมายปลายทาง
nơi đến

destination

[ˌdestɪˈneɪʃən] Ndestino m
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destination

[ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən] ndestination f
to reach one's destination → atteindre sa destination
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destination

n (of person)Reiseziel nt; (of goods)Bestimmungsort m; (fig, of person) → Bestimmung f; (of money)Zweck m; port of destinationBestimmungshafen m; to know one’s destination in lifeseine Bestimmung kennen

destination

:
destination drive
n (Comput) → Ziellaufwerk nt
destination file
n (Comput) → Zieldatei f
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destination

[ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃn] ndestinazione f
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destination

(destiˈneiʃən) noun
the place to which someone or something is going. I think we've arrived at our destination at last.
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destination

مَقْصَد destinace destination Reiseziel προορισμός destino määränpää destination odredište destinazione 目的地 목적지 bestemming bestemmelsessted przeznaczenie destinação, destino назначение destination จุดหมายปลายทาง gidilecek yer nơi đến 目的地
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They were to keep together for mutual protection through the piratical passes of the river, and to separate, on their different destinations, at the forks of the Columbia.
This projectile has not arrived at its destination. It has passed by the side; but sufficiently near to be retained by the lunar attraction.
He never took one step too many, and always went to his destination by the shortest cut; he made no superfluous gestures, and was never seen to be moved or agitated.
Montgomery intimated that was his destination. It was too far to see any details; it seemed to me then simply a low-lying patch of dim blue in the uncertain blue-grey sea.
The new commission for the inquiry into the condition of the native tribes in all its branches had been formed and despatched to its destination with an unusual speed and energy inspired by Alexey Alexandrovitch.
To Thuvan Dihn he explained that he had been but testing an invention of his own with which his flier was equipped--a clever improvement of the ordinary Martian air compass, which, when set for a certain destination, will remain constantly fixed thereon, making it only necessary to keep a vessel's prow always in the direction of the compass needle to reach any given point upon Barsoom by the shortest route.
They were the preliminaries of the general removal, the passing of the empty waggons and teams to fetch the goods of the migrating families; for it was always by the vehicle of the farmer who required his services that the hired man was conveyed to his destination. That this might be accomplished within the day was the explanation of the reverberation occurring so soon after midnight, the aim of the carters being to reach the door of the outgoing households by six o'clock, when the loading of their movables at once began.
"Under these circumstances, I think it right to return you your letter, with the assurance that I will let you know, if I happen to be again placed in a position to forward it to its destination.
Now I say that "with his spurs, he is on his way." Should he reach destination methinks I shall have rendered some service to Your Excellency, as from many parts I am urged to send him off, so as to dispel the loathing and disgust caused by another Don Quixote who, under the name of Second Part, has run masquerading through the whole world.
Finally I promised one little girl, who made a long journey to see me and prefer her request, -- and she is a "Dorothy," by the way -- that when a thousand little girls had written me a thousand little letters asking for the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman I would write the book, Either little Dorothy was a fairy in disguise, and waved her magic wand, or the success of the stage production of "The Wizard of OZ" made new friends for the story, For the thousand letters reached their destination long since -- and many more followed them.
On the 30th of November, at the hour fixed upon, from the midst of an extraordinary crowd of spectators, the departure took place, and for the first time, three human beings quitted the terrestrial globe, and launched into inter-planetary space with almost a certainty of reaching their destination. These bold travelers, Michel Ardan, President Barbicane, and Captain Nicholl, ought to make the passage in ninety-seven hours, thirteen minutes, and twenty seconds.
He called a railway porter, and bade him carry the portmanteau to the cloak-room: not that he had any notion of delay; flight, instant flight was his design, no matter whither; but he had determined to dismiss the cabman ere he named, or even chose, his destination, thus possibly balking the Judicial Error of another link.