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noun as in aim, purpose of an action


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The goal is not just about being the Greatest Of All Time, Kan adds.

“My goal as a board member is to try to make sure we, as a school system, learn from this mistake and get better as a result,” she wrote in an email.

Fed chair Jerome Powell first said last month that the Fed would seek inflation above 2% over time, rather than just keeping it as a static goal.

From Fortune

DeChiaro joined Golf nearly a year-and-a-half ago and came in with the goal of making Golf less dependent on ad revenue.

From Digiday

Key to that goal is hammering home his ban on travel from China and his administration’s work to provide ventilators.

So however detailed the statistics of the battlefield are, they cannot achieve the goal.

So, as far as Mexican officials like Peña Nieto are concerned, the goal is to keep their countrymen here — and keep them happy.

The goal is to create a literary anatomy of the last century—or, to be precise, from 1900 to 2014.

His goal: to make the perfect (and absolutely comfortable) high-heel, with the help from Nike CEO Mark Parker.

The NYPD remained his ultimate goal as he went to work as a carrier for Airborne Express/DHL and then as a school safety officer.

I know I strive after the unattainable, but still every year I get nearer and nearer to the goal.

Here again the first thing necessary is a clear vision of the goal towards which we are to strive.

With a definite goal in mind at last, the children set out again with a better spirit.

With the next fellow as a goal, he gradually crept alongside, and passed him with a spurt.

He is a man who takes life seriously, and whom nothing will divert from the road that leads to the goal.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goal, such as: ambition, intention, objective, target, design, and destination.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.