Destination - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdestɪˈneɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word destination
Brit.  |ˌdestɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word destination


- the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey) (syn: finish, goal)
he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view
- the ultimate goal for which something is done (syn: terminus)
- written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location (syn: address)

Extra examples

After stopping for lunch, we continued on toward our destination.

The package reached its destination two days later.

He enjoys traveling to remote and exotic destinations.

We traveled through three states before reaching our final destination.

Imagine you are choosing a holiday destination.

Our last stop was Bangkok, but our final destination is Tokyo.

The island is being promoted as a destination for romantic getaways.

The nation's parks are a popular destination for tourists.

They reckoned that they would reach their destination by noon.

I feel really embarrassed . . . You're driving me to my next destination.

After a number of unexpected detours, we finally arrived at our destination.

...the manifold attractions of that state make it an ideal destination for a family vacation...

...after college she became quite the nomad, backpacking through Europe with no particular destination...

He reaches his destination despite of many unfortunate contrarieties.

My subsequent destination was Vienna.

Word forms

singular: destination
plural: destinations
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