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DESTINATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does destination mean? 

DESTINATION (noun)
  The noun DESTINATION has 3 senses:

1. the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
2. the ultimate goal for which something is done
3. written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

  Familiarity information: DESTINATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DESTINATION (noun)


Sense 1destination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

destination; finish; goal

Context examples:

a crowd assembled at the finish / he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

Hypernyms ("destination" is a kind of...):

end (either extremity of something that has length)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "destination"):

finish line; finishing line (a line indicating the location of the finish of a race)


Sense 2destination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The ultimate goal for which something is done

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

destination; terminus

Hypernyms ("destination" is a kind of...):

end; goal (the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it)


Sense 3destination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

name and address; destination; address

Hypernyms ("destination" is a kind of...):

direction; instruction (a message describing how something is to be done)

Meronyms (parts of "destination"):

postal code; postcode; ZIP; ZIP code (a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "destination"):

return address (the address of the sender of a letter or parcel indicating where it should be returned if it cannot be delivered)

Holonyms ("destination" is a part of...):

letter; missive (a written message addressed to a person or organization)


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