Goal and Means


Goal noun - Something that one hopes or intends to accomplish.
Usage example: leaving the world a better place than I found it is one of my main goals
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Synonyms for Goal

Means is an antonym for goal.

Nearby Words: goalless, goalie


Means noun - How a result is obtained or an end is achieved.
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Synonyms for Means

Goal is an antonym for means.

Nearby Words: mean, meaning

How words are described

good good goal good means
common common goal common means
certain certain goal certain means
obvious obvious goal obvious means
Other adjectives: actual, real, evil, main, new, sole, possible, apparent, primary, unknown, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • In the case of Cartman, the means to getting to that goal might get a little intense.
    Source: Humble Goal
  • And since Kendra agrees with the goal, she initially decides not to do anything about the means by which Counterpoint intends to accomplish this.
  • Making the winning penalty one match later means everyone all but forgot about the own goal.
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Means and Goal. (2016). Retrieved 2022, August 08, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/goal/means
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