Meaning of goal

Definition of goal

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

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