Definition of goal
- goal Noun A result that one is attempting to achieve.
- goal Noun In many sports, an area into which the players attempt to put an object.
- goal Noun The act of placing the object into the goal.
- goal Noun A point scored in a game as a result of placing the object into the goal.
- goal Noun A noun or noun phrase that receives the action of a verb. The subject of a passive verb or the direct object of an active verb. Also called a patient, target, or undergoer.