Synonyms for goal

Synonyms for (noun) goal

Synonyms: goal

Definition: a successful attempt at scoring

Usage: the winning goal came with less than a minute left to play

Similar words: score

Definition: the act of scoring in a game or sport

Usage: the winning score came with less than a minute left to play


Synonyms: goal

Definition: game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points

Similar words: game equipment

Definition: equipment or apparatus used in playing a game


Synonyms: goal, end

Definition: the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

Usage: the ends justify the means

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: finish, destination, goal

Definition: the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)

Usage: a crowd assembled at the finish; he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

Similar words: end, terminal

Definition: either extremity of something that has length

Usage: the end of the pier; she knotted the end of the thread; they rode to the end of the line; the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix