Synonyms
Antonyms

1. goal-directed

adjective. having a purpose.

Synonyms

  • purposeful

Antonyms

  • random
  • irresolute

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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

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

Synonyms

  • object
  • target
  • no-goal
  • end-all
  • terminus
  • cognitive content
  • aim
  • design
  • bourne
  • mental object
  • objective
  • plan of action
  • end
  • intent
  • content
  • intention
  • purpose
  • destination

Antonyms

  • phase in
  • open
  • continue
  • middle

Etymology

  • gol (Middle English (1100-1500))

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))

9. own

adjective. ['ˈoʊn'] belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive.

Synonyms

  • personal

Antonyms

  • public
  • objective

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. own

verb. ['ˈoʊn'] have ownership or possession of.

Synonyms

  • possess
  • feature
  • prepossess

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • lack
  • lose
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • owen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • agan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • unnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • unnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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