Dictionary.com

destination

[ des-tuh-ney-shuhn ]
/ ˌdɛs təˈneɪ ʃən /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: destination / destinations on Thesaurus.com

noun

the place to which a person or thing travels or is sent: Her destination was Rome.
the purpose for which something is destined.

adjective

noting an attraction or event that people are willing to travel a long distance to get to, either because it is very good or distinctive or because it is located in a popular and interesting place: destination restaurants and resorts;a destination wedding in the Caribbean.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of destination

1350–1400; Middle English <Latin dēstinātiōn- (stem of dēstinātiō) an establishing, purpose, equivalent to dēstināt(us) (past participle of dēstināre;see destine) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM destination

mul·ti·des·ti·na·tion, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use destination in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for destination

destination
/ (ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the predetermined end of a journey or voyage
the ultimate end or purpose for which something is created or a person is destined
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK