what is difference between finish and goal
From Middle English finishen, finisshen, finischen, from Old French finiss-, stem of some of the conjugated forms of finir, from Latin fīnīre, present active infinitive of fīniō.
- enPR: fĭn’ĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈfɪnɪʃ/
- Homophone: Finnish
finish (plural finishes)
- An end; the end of anything.
- A protective coating given to wood or metal and other surfaces.
- The result of any process changing the physical or chemical properties of cloth.
- A finishing touch; careful elaboration; polish.
- (sports) A shot on goal, especially one that ends in a goal.
finish (third-person singular simple present finishes, present participle finishing, simple past and past participle finished)
- (transitive) To complete (something).
- (transitive) To apply a treatment to (a surface or similar).
- (transitive) To change an animal’s food supply in the months before it is due for slaughter, with the intention of fattening the animal.
- (intransitive) To come to an end.
- (transitive) To put an end to; to destroy.
- These rumours could finish your career.
- (intransitive, sex) To reach orgasm.
- (transitive, to complete): This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (the -ing form). See Appendix:English catenative verbs
- (to complete): initiate, begin, start
- nice guys finish last
- finish line
- finishing school
From English finish.
finish c (singular definite finishen, not used in plural form)
- (the appearance after) fine-tuning, finishing touch
- finish (a spectacular end in a race or a competition)
- “finish” in Den Danske Ordbog
- IPA(key): /ˈfɪ.nɪʃ/
- Hyphenation: fi‧nish
Borrowed from English finish.
finish m (uncountable)
- finish; end
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
- first-person singular present indicative of finishen
- imperative of finishen
From Middle English gol (“boundary, limit”), from Old English *gāl (“obstacle, barrier, marker”), suggested by its derivatives Old English gǣlan (“to hinder, delay, impede, keep in suspense, linger, hesitate, dupe”), and hyġegǣls (“hesitating, slow, sluggish”), hyġegǣlsa (“slow one, sluggish one”). Possibly cognate with Lithuanian gãlas (“end”), Latvian gals (“end”), Old Prussian gallan (“death”), Albanian ngalem (“to be limping, lame, paralyzed”), ngel (“to remain, linger, hesitate, get stuck”).
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡəʊl/, /ɡɔʊl/, /ɡɒʊl/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɡoʊl/
- Rhymes: -əʊl
goal (plural goals)
- A result that one is attempting to achieve.
- (sports) In many sports, an area into which the players attempt to put an object.
- The act of placing the object into the goal.
- A point scored in a game as a result of placing the object into the goal.
- A noun or noun phrase that receives the action of a verb. The subject of a passive verb or the direct object of an active verb. Also called a patient, target, or undergoer.
- (a result one is attempting to achieve:) ambition, object of desire, objective, purpose, aspiration
- See also Thesaurus:goal
Pages starting with “goal”.
- goal difference
- goal umpire
- golden goal
- silver goal
goal (third-person singular simple present goals, present participle goaling, simple past and past participle goaled)
- (Gaelic football, Australian rules football) To score a goal.
- Galo, Gola, Lago, Olga, algo, algo-, gaol
Borrowing from English goal.
- IPA(key): /ɡoːl/, [ɡoːl]
- Hyphenation: goal
goal m (plural goals, diminutive goaltje n)
- goal, target in sports, especially soccer
- a hit in it, a point scored
- (target): doel n
- (hit): doelpunt n
Borrowed from English goal.
- IPA(key): /ɡol/
goal m (plural goals)
- goalkeeper especially in soccer and polo
- (rare) target in those sports
- (goalkeeper): gardien de but, gardien m, portier m
- (target): but m
- “goal” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
Borrowed from English goal.
goal m (invariable)
- Alternative spelling of gol
- algo-, gola, lago
From Old Irish Gall (“Gaul, Scandinavian, Anglo-Norman, foreigner”), from Latin Gallus.
goal m (genitive singular goal, plural goallyn or goaldee)
- Scottish lowlander