telic

adjective te·lic \ ˈte-lik , ˈtē- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of telic

1 :tending toward an end or outcome
2 of verbs :characterizing an action that moves toward a goal

telically

play \ˈte-li-k(ə-)lē, ˈtē-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of telic

Greek telikos, from telos end — more at telos


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