ETYM Latin destinatio determination: cf. French destination destination.
1. Place where something (e.g., a journey or race) ends; SYN. goal.
2. The ultimate goal for which something is done; SYN. terminus.
ETYM Latin determinatio boundary, end: cf. French détermination.
1. The act of determining the properties of something; SYN. finding.
2. The quality of being determined to do or achieve something; SYN. purpose.