English definition of “goal”
/gəʊl/ noun [C]
POINT › a point scored in sports such as football when a player sends a ball or other object into a particular area, such as between two posts: He scored two goals in the second half.
AREA › in some sports, the area between two posts where players try to send the ball
AIM › something you want to do successfully in the future: Andy's goal is to run in the New York Marathon.