Definitions of destination

  1. written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of destining or appointing. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Purposed end or object; final design; goal; stated end of a journey. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The purpose or end to which anything is destined or appointed: end: purpose: design: fate: place to which one is going. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Appointed end or goal; place to which one is going. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of destining or appointing; the purpose for which a thing is intended or appointed; the place to which a thing is appointed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for destination

  1. Our destination lies off the other bow, due east from where we are lying now. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  2. Arrived at his destination he found a handsome flag- ship, surrounded by a number of large and small vessels. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper