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Definition of Goal


  1. The mark set to bound a race, and to or around which the constestants run, or from which they start to return to it again; the place at which a race or a journey is to end.
  2. The final purpose or aim; the end to which a design tends, or which a person aims to reach or attain.
  3. A base, station, or bound used in various games; in football, a line between two posts across which the ball must pass in order to score; also, the act of kicking the ball over the line between the goal posts.
More "Goal" Quotations

Goal Translations

goal in Afrikaans is oogmerk, doel
goal in Dutch is doelstelling, doel, wit, doelwit, honk
goal in French is but, dessein, dgssein
goal in German is Zielpunkt, tor
goal in Italian is scopo, proposito, stolto, traguardo
goal in Portuguese is alvo, objetivo
goal in Spanish is fin, conato, meta