Definition of GOAL

noun : GOAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view" ;

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) a successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play" ;

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