telic

adjective
te·lic | \ ˈte-lik , ˈtē- \

Definition of telic 

1 : tending toward an end or outcome

2 of verbs : characterizing an action that moves toward a goal

Other words from telic

telically \ˈte-li-k(ə-)lē, ˈtē- \ adverb

First Known Use of telic

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telic

Greek telikos, from telos end — more at telos

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