Definition of goal

Definition of goal
  1. goal Noun A result that one is attempting to achieve.
  2. goal Noun In many sports, an area into which the players attempt to put an object.
  3. goal Noun The act of placing the object into the goal.
  4. goal Noun A point scored in a game as a result of placing the object into the goal.
  5. 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.
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