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Overview of noun goal

The noun goal has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (34) goal, end

(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")

2. (1) finish, destination, goal

(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")

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

(a successful attempt at scoring; "the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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