goal 

 

A goal is something that you want. It can be money, power, strength, success, wisdom, knowledge, a family, inner peace, or relaxation. We all have different goals. If you come to this website every day, your goal is to learn English.

  • HIs goal is to catch some fish.
fishing
  • He wants to score a goal. (In soccer, football, and hockey, players try to score a goal. That is their goal.)
soccer
  • Her goal is to someday become an artist.
artist
  • He wants to be successful in business. That’s his main goal.
business
  • She acheived her goal of becoming an expert in martial arts. Now she teaches it to others.
martial arts

Another word for goal is "objective."

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This page was first published on July 24, 2012. It was updated on March 2, 2016.