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goal

goal

 
pronunciation:
gol
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a result or end that a person wants and works for; aim or purpose.
Her goal is to become an animal doctor.
 
synonyms:
aim, ambition, aspiration, end, purpose, target
similar words:
destination, ideal, intent, object, objective, plan, prize
definition 2: the structure or area in certain sports into which a player must get a ball or puck in order to score.
similar words:
basket
definition 3: the points scored by getting a ball or puck into the goal.
Dustin scored two goals in the first period of the game.
 
synonyms:
score
similar words:
point
derivation: goalless (adj.)
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