Des`ti*na"tion (?), n. [L. destinatio determination: cf. F. destination destination.]

1.

The act of destining or appointing.

2.

Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design.

3.

The place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent; place or point aimed at.

Syn. -- Appointment; design; purpose; intention; destiny; lot; fate; end.

 

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