HyperDic: goal

English > 4 senses of the word goal:
NOUNcognitiongoal, endthe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
locationgoal, finish, destinationthe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
artifactgoalgame equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game / game / game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points
actgoala successful attempt at scoring
goal > pronunciation
Soundsgow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > goal: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.
Synonymend
Part ofplan of actionA plan for actively doing something
Narroweraim, object, objective, targetThe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
bourn, bourneAn archaic term for a goal or destination
destination, terminusThe ultimate goal for which something is done
end-allThe ultimate goal
intention(usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal
no-goalA nonexistent goal
purpose, intent, intention, aim, designAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanishfinalidad, fin, meta, objetivo, propósito
Catalanfi, finalitat, meta, objectiu, propòsit
English > goal: 4 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe place designated as the end (as of a race or journey).
Synonymsfinish, destination
Narrowerfinishing line, finish lineA line indicating the location of the finish of a race
Broaderend, terminalEither extremity of something that has length
Spanishdestinación, destino
Catalandestí, destinació
English > goal: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninggame equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game / game / game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points.
PartsbarAn obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
goalpostOne of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field
Narrowerbasket, basketball hoop, hoophorizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
netA goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey / hockey)
Broadergame equipmentequipment or apparatus used in playing a game / game / game
Spanishárea, gol, meta, portería
Catalanàrea, gol, meta, porteria
English > goal: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA successful attempt at scoring.
Example"the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play"
Narrowerown goal(soccer) a goal that results when a player inadvertently knocks the ball into the goal he is defending
BroaderscoreThe act of scoring in a game / game / game or sport
Spanishgol, tanto
Catalangol

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