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  Definition of goal
  1. a successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"
  2. game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points
  3. 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"
  4. the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhuasted as their destination came into view"
Similar Words: end, finish, destination

 

Hyponyms: own goal, basket, basketball hoop, hoop, net, aim, object, objective, target, bourn, bourne, end-all, destination, terminus, no-goal, purpose, intent, intention, design, finishing line, finish line

 

Part Meronyms: plan of action

 

Derivational Morphology: destine, fate, doom, designate

 

Anagrams: gaol

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: cilj and gol   Danish: mål  
Estonian: eesmärk and värav   Finnish: maali  
French: but and objectif   German: Tor and Ziel  
Italian: gol and obiettivo and porta   Norwegian: mål  
Polish: bramka and cel and gol   Portuguese: gol and meta  
Russian: ворота and гол and цель   Slovak: bránka and cieľ and gól  
Spanish: gol and meta   Swedish: mål  
Telugu: గోలు and లక్ష్యం   Turkish: amaç and gol and kale  
 
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