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Definition of "destination" []

  • The place to which one is going or directed. (noun)
  • The ultimate purpose for which something is created or intended. (noun)
  • Archaic An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "destination" in a sentence
  • "It gives new meaning to the term "destination winery.""
  • "The phrase "destination restaurant" usually conjures up visions of white tablecloths and fine china, but pilgrimage-worthy food doesn't always come from a cosmopolitan kitchen."
  • "Grossinger's, the resort many considered the gem of the Borscht Belt and the premier mountain destination, is now abandoned, moss and plants growing through carpets, over pools, and around doorways that were once teeming with children."