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Goal

n.1.
1.The mark set to bound a race, and to or around which the constestants run, or from which they start to return to it again; the place at which a race or a journey is to end.
Part curb their fiery steeds, or shun the goal
With rapid wheels.
- Milton.
2.The final purpose or aim; the end to which a design tends, or which a person aims to reach or attain.
Each individual seeks a several goal.
- Pope.
3.A base, station, or bound used in various games as the point or object which a team must reach in order to score points; in certain games, the point which the ball or puck must pass in order for points to be scored. In football, it is a line between two posts across which the ball must pass in order to score points; in soccer or ice hockey, it is a net at each end of the soccer field into which the soccer ball or hocjey puck must be propelled; in basketball, it is the basket{7} suspended from the backboard, through which the basketball must pass.
4.(Sport) The act or instance of propelling the ball or puck into or through the goal{3}, thus scoring points; as, to score a goal.
Goal keeper
(Sport) the player charged with the defense of the goal, such as in soccer or ice hockey.
Noun1.goal - 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"
Synonyms: end
2.goal - a successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"
3.goal - 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.goal - 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"
Synonyms: destination, finish
(programming)goal - In logic programming, a predicate applied to its arguments which the system attempts to prove by matching it against the clauses of the program. A goal may fail or it may succeed in one or more ways.
Z, ambition, anchorage, apodosis, aspiration, basis, bourn, butt, by-end, by-purpose, calling, catastrophe, cause, ceasing, cessation, coda, conclusion, consideration, consummation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, death, decease, denouement, destiny, doom, duty, effect, end in view, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, expiration, fate, final cause, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, function, game, grand slam, ground, guiding light, guiding star, harbor, haven, hit, hole, hole in one, home run, homer, ideal, inspiration, intention, izzard, last, last breath, last gasp, last stop, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, lodestar, mainspring, mark, matter, motive, object in mind, omega, payoff, period, peroration, port, prey, principle, purpose, pursuit, quarry, quietus, quintain, reason, reason for being, resolution, resting place, sake, score, slam, source, spring, stop, stoppage, stopping place, strike, swan song, target, teleology, term, terminal, terminal point, termination, terminus, touchdown, ulterior motive, ultimate aim, use, vocation, windup
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Go-devil
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go-getter
GO-GO
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Go-out
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go-to-meeting
Goa
goa bean
goa bean vine
Goa powder
Goad
goaded
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Goaf
-- Goal --
Goal keeper
goal line
goal-directed
goal-kick
goalie
goalkeeper
goalless
goalmouth
goalpost
goaltender
Goar
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Goat
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