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1. goal

noun. ['ˈgoʊl'] the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it.

Synonyms

  • aim
  • objective
  • object
  • grail
  • holy grail
  • end
  • target
  • design
  • desire
  • intent
  • intention
  • plan
  • plan of action
  • purpose
  • idea
  • point
  • end-all
  • terminus
  • content
  • intention
  • destination

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open
  • continue
  • middle

Etymology

  • gol (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Goal

  • self-control
  • rock-and-roll
  • decontrol
  • rock'n'roll
  • espanol
  • control
  • pistole
  • patrol
  • mcdole
  • extol
  • console
  • stroll
  • strole
  • strohl
  • scroll
  • pajole
  • nicolle
  • nicole
  • mccoll
  • mccole
  • madole
  • enroll
  • devaul
  • cajole
  • abrol
  • viole
  • troll
  • stoll
  • stole
  • stol

How do you pronounce goal?

Pronounce goal as goʊl.

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Sentences with goal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Walking can help you burn more calories daily to achieve this goal.

Quotes about goal


1. Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti

2. The goal of art was the vital expression of self.
- Alfred Stieglitz

3. Don't walk through life just playing football. Don't walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone's life, that's the ultimate vision, that's the ultimate goal - bottom line.
- Ray Lewis

2. goal-kick

noun. (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal.

Synonyms

  • kicking
  • boot

3. goal-kick

noun. (association football) a kick by the defending side after the attacking side sends the ball over the goal-line.

Synonyms

  • kicking
  • boot

4. no-goal

noun. a nonexistent goal.

Synonyms

  • end

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open

5. goal-directed

adjective. having a purpose.

Synonyms

  • purposeful

Antonyms

  • random
  • irresolute

6. goal

noun. ['ˈgoʊl'] the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey).

Synonyms

  • finish
  • finish line
  • destination
  • end
  • finishing line

Antonyms

  • birth
  • inattentive
  • approval
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • gol (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. goal

noun. ['ˈgoʊl'] a successful attempt at scoring.

Synonyms

  • own goal

Antonyms

  • anode
  • belief

Etymology

  • gol (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. goal

noun. ['ˈgoʊl'] game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points.

Synonyms

  • goalpost
  • basketball hoop
  • basket
  • bar
  • game equipment
  • hoop

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • subjective
  • unreal
  • abstract

Etymology

  • gol (Middle English (1100-1500))
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