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

Additional synonyms

in the sense of ambition
Definition
something so desired
My ambition is to sail round the world.
Synonyms
in the sense of destination
in the sense of end
Definition
the purpose of an action
another policy designed to achieve the same end

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