Definitions for goal

Definitions for (noun) goal

Main entry: goal

Definition: a successful attempt at scoring

Usage: the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play

Main entry: goal

Definition: game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points

Main entry: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means

Main entry: finish, destination, goal

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

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

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