Requirement vs Goal - What's the difference?

requirement | goal |


As nouns the difference between requirement and goal

is that requirement is a necessity or prerequisite; something required or obligatory while goal is gaul.

As a proper noun goal is

britain.

requirement

Noun

(en noun)
  • A necessity or prerequisite; something required or obligatory.
  • Something asked.
  • (engineering) A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or (a)'' be deemed unacceptable, or ''(b)'' result in implementation failure, or ''(c) result in system failure.
  • Usage notes

    * Adjectives often used with "requirement": stringent, complex, reasonable, mandatory, important, financial, medical, educational, physical, chemical * Verbs often used with "requirement": meet, comply with, satisfy, fulfill, impose, waive, abolish, drop, add, remove, fail to meet, ignore, understand, state, specify, increase, reduce, change, modify

    Synonyms

    * (prerequisite) condition, prerequisite, necessity

    Derived terms

    * functional requirement * requirements engineering * requirements analysis

    goal

    English

    (wikipedia goal)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A result that one is attempting to achieve.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-11-02, volume=409, issue=8860, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= A shrinking slice , passage=The goal should be to strengthen workers without hamstringing firms. Growth, rather than employment protection, is the priority. More work means a stronger labour market, which would bid up employees’ slice, as it did in America in the 1990s when unemployment was at record lows.}}
  • 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.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=April 15, author=Saj Chowdhury, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Norwich 2-1 Nott'm Forest , passage=The former Forest man, who passed a late fitness test, appeared to use Guy Moussi for leverage before nodding in David Fox's free-kick at the far post - his 22nd goal of the season.}}
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (a result one is attempting to achieve: ) ambition, object of desire, objective, purpose, aspiration * See also

    Derived terms

    (goal) * goalball * goal difference * goalie * goalkeeper * goalgetter * goalpost * goaltender * goal umpire * golden goal * silver goal * subgoal

    Anagrams

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