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

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

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

a successful attempt at scoring

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The quarter to five has struck, and the play slackens for a minute before goal; but there is Crew, the artful dodger, driving the ball in behind our goal, on the island side, where our quarters are weakest.
Reckless of the defence of their own goal, on they come across the level big-side ground, the ball well down amongst them, straight for our goal, like the column of the Old Guard up the slope at Waterloo.
The ball rolls slowly in behind the School-house goal, not three yards in front of a dozen of the biggest School players-up.
Diamond Paints in the second match outplayed Allied Bank by 5 goals to two goals.
When I first saw this game on the fixture list, my immediate reaction was to shout: "Goals, goals, goals, goals, goals, goals, goals, goals
Oaks Christian 7, Bell Gardens 1: Kelsea Smith had two goals and four assists, setting a program record for most points in a playoff game, to lead host Oaks Christian of Westlake Village (14-6-1) to the quarterfinals for the sixth straight year.
As a result, students often become dependant on the classroom teacher to develop their academic goals and rarely acquire self-regulated learning strategies.
A counter-attack can then lead to a quick shot on goal.
These questions will spawn four or five truly significant goals that capture the imagination of the members.
At some time, all deaths are unpreventable or the goals or results from clinical care are or will be unacceptable to the patients or surrogates.
Given the complex responsibilities of camp staff in running adventure programs, perhaps the weight of this responsibility often inhibits our adventure activity facilitators from encouraging participant input when devising group goals and standards of behavior within the group.
Long-term goals are things like graduating from college, buying a car or working in a law office.
Goals, both performance and developmental, are set at end of review session;
This notion is evident in phrases such as, `cross your fingers and hope for the best,' and `at least we still have hope,' both of which one might utter when feeling particularly incapable of achieving important goals through one's own efforts.