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Meaning of "destination" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DESTINATION

destination  [ˌdɛstɪˈneɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DESTINATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Destination is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DESTINATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of destination in the English dictionary

The definition of destination in the dictionary is the predetermined end of a journey or voyage. Other definition of destination is the ultimate end or purpose for which something is created or a person is destined.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DESTINATION


assassination
əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃən
combination
ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃən
contamination
kənˌtæmɪˈneɪʃən
coordination
kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən
designation
ˌdɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
determination
dɪˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
discrimination
dɪˌskrɪmɪˈneɪʃən
domination
ˌdɒmɪˈneɪʃən
donation
dəʊˈneɪʃən
elimination
ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən
examination
ɪɡˌzæmɪˈneɪʃən
explanation
ˌɛkspləˈneɪʃən
illumination
ɪˌluːmɪˈneɪʃən
imagination
ɪˌmædʒɪˈneɪʃən
nation
ˈneɪʃən
nomination
ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən
origination
ɒˌrɪdʒɪˈneɪʃən
resignation
ˌrɛzɪɡˈneɪʃən
termination
ˌtɜːmɪˈneɪʃən
vaccination
ˌvæksɪˈneɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DESTINATION

destabilisation
destabilise
destabiliser
destabilization
destabilize
destabilizer
destain
destine
destined
destinies
destiny
destitute
destituteness
destitution
destock
destrier
destroy
destroyable
destroyer
destroyer escort

WORDS THAT END LIKE DESTINATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation

Synonyms and antonyms of destination in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DESTINATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «destination» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of destination

Translation of «destination» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DESTINATION

Find out the translation of destination to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of destination from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «destination» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

目的地
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

destino
570 millions of speakers

English

destination
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गंतव्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَقْصَد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

назначение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

destinação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গন্তব্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

destination
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

destinasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Reiseziel
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

目的地
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

목적지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panggonan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nơi đến
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இலக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गंतव्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hedef
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

destinazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przeznaczenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пункт призначення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

destinație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προορισμός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bestemming
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

destination
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bestemmelsessted
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of destination

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DESTINATION»

The term «destination» is very widely used and occupies the 3.688 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DESTINATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about destination

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10 QUOTES WITH «DESTINATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word destination.
1
Maya Angelou
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
2
Ibrahim Babangida
It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line.
3
John Battelle
Search is now more than a web destination and a few words plugged into a box. Search is a mode, a method of interaction with the physical and virtual worlds. What is Siri but search? What are apps like Yelp or Foursquare, but structured search machines? Search has become embedded into everything and has reached well beyond its web-based roots.
4
Elizabeth Berkley
I typically enjoy a beautiful beach destination, as I find the water and sand to be the most replenishing.
5
Hal Borland
A snowdrift is a beautiful thing - if it doesn't lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination.
6
Jonathan Brandis
I think that my biggest role models are people that have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination.
7
Park Chan-wook
If your work requires you to travel, you will understand that there's no vacation destination like home.
8
Peter Chernin
The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
9
Norman Cousins
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started.
10
Mike Davidson
You can have information and ease of use and have artistic integrity at the same time. The art of being a good Web designer is getting yourself into that middle ground and treating it as a final destination instead of as a compromise.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DESTINATION»

Discover the use of destination in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to destination and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Destination Dissertation: A Traveler's Guide to a Done ...
This friendly guide helps doctoral students develop and write their dissertations, using travel as a metaphor. This time-tested method comes from the authors' successful work at the Denver-based Scholars' Retreat.
Sonja K. Foss, William Joseph Condon Waters, 2007
2
Destination Culture: Tourism, Museums, and Heritage
This volume, including her widely cited "Exhibiting Jews," shows why there are few commentators on the cultural scene who are as insightful, critical--and often funny--as Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett.
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, 1998
3
The Competitive Destination: A Sustainable Tourism Perspective
This book provides a framework for understanding the complex and multifaceted nature of the factors that affect destination competitiveness.
J. R. Brent Ritchie, Geoffrey I. Crouch, 2003
4
Destination Marketing
Destination Marketing: an integrated marketing communication approach focuses on the five core tenets of integrated marketing communications.
Steven Pike, 2012
5
Destination Benchmarking: Concepts, Practices and Operations
Develops a specific benchmarking methodology relevant to international tourism destinations. This book evaluates different approaches to benchmarking, and their application within tourism destinations.
M. Kozak, 2004
6
Tourism in Destination Communities
These changes have the most effect on the destination community - the location where tourists spend their time and money, and influence development or degradation of the local environment.Tourism in Destination Communities describes both ...
Shalini Singh, Dallen J. Timothy, Ross Kingston Dowling, 2003
7
Destination Recommendation Systems: Behavioral Foundations ...
This book provides a comprehensive synthesis of the current status of research, representing the contributions of some of the leading researchers in destination marketing systems.
Daniel R. Fesenmaier, Karl W. Wöber, H. Werthner, 2006
8
Destination Branding
By focusing on a range of global case studies, Destination Branding demonstrates that the adoption of a highly targeted, consumer research-based, multi-agency 'mood branding' initiative leads to success every time.
Nigel Morgan, Annette Pritchard, Roger Pride, 2007
9
Tourism Destination Marketing and Management: Collaborative ...
Taking an integrated and comprehensive approach, this book focuses on both the macro and micro aspects of destination marke.
Youcheng Wang, Abraham Pizam, 2011
10
Destination Branding for Small Cities: The Essentials for ...
This is a must-read primer for city marketers that demystifies branding, shows how to uncover a Destination Promise?, and provides real world examples, as well as affordable, proven tools, templates and checklists to help breathe life into ...
Bill Baker, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DESTINATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term destination is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ethiopia has been voted the world's best tourism destination for 2015
Africa's second-most populated country was chosen for its “excellent preservation of humanity landmarks” such as the ruins of the city of Aksum, ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
2
10Best Readers' Choice: What's the best underrated romantic …
... on Monday, August 3 at noon ET. You can vote at 10Best.com. The nominees for Best Under-the-Radar Romantic Destination are as follows: ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
Tasmania named best island destination in Australia, NZ and South …
An international travel publication has named Tasmania the best island destination in the region encompassing Australia, New Zealand and ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
4
Featured Destination: Paddling The Great Calusa Blueway
Canada's South Nahanni River is to canoeists what the Colorado River's Grand Canyon is to whitewater boaters: the ultimate bucket-list ... «CANOE & KAYAK, Jul 15»
5
Chichester has chance to be 'leading visitor destination'
Last year and this year, a task and finish group has looked at ways Chichester could enhance its standing as a tourism destination. «Chichester Observer, Jul 15»
6
TNA's DJ Z Talks Tonight's Impact, Ring Of Honor/Destination
I had the opportunity to speak to former TNA X-Division Champion DJ Z recently regarding his split from the Bro Mans, working as a real-life DJ ... «Wrestling Inc., Jul 15»
7
Bulgaria's Varna Emerges as Top Budget Flight Foreign Destination
Citing data from the online service Aviasales, the Russian news agency said that Sochi is the most affordable domestic destination for Russian ... «Novinite.com, Jul 15»
8
Insight Vacations Welcomes Peru as its Inaugural South American …
Ranked as one TripAdvisor's top destinations in 2014, Peru has long been a dream destination for many seasoned travelers. To make this ... «GlobeNewswire, Jul 15»
9
Kyoto Top Global Destination Among Travel + Leisure Readers
Japan's Kyoto topped Travel + Leisure magazine's annual poll of the world's best destination for a second straight year. The ancient Japanese ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
Jill Duggar & Husband Derick Dillard Depart For Mystery Mission …
They're leaving on a jet plane! On Sunday, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard boarded a plane headed for a mission destination with their infant son ... «PerezHilton.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Destination [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/destination>. Nov 2019 ».
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