Synonyms of 'goal'
an aim or purposeThe goal is to raise as much money as possible.
a research programme that has failed to achieve its aim
another policy designed to achieve the same end
school leavers who fail to reach their targets
They are prepared to go to any lengths to achieve their purpose.
The object of the exercise is to raise money for charity.
She announced her intention of standing for parliament.
His objective was to play golf and win.
My ambition is to sail round the world.
Holy Grail (informal)
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in the sense of ambition
something so desiredMy ambition is to sail round the world.
in the sense of destination
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