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goal

goal

 
 
pronunciation:
gol
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a result or end that one desires and works for; aim or purpose.
His goal is to become a musician and play in a top orchestra.
 
synonyms:
aim, ambition, aspiration, end, intention, purpose, target
similar words:
design, destination, ideal, intent, object, objective, plan, prize
definition 2: in various sports such as hockey, football, and basketball, a structure through which one must hit, throw, or kick a ball or puck in order to score.
The ball hit the side of the goal and bounced back.
similar words:
basket, end zone, goalpost
definition 3: the result of such scoring.
He scored two goals in the last game.
 
synonyms:
score
similar words:
point
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derivation: goalless (adj.)
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