Definitions for aim

Definitions for (noun) aim

Main entry: aim

Definition: the action of directing something at an object

Usage: he took aim and fired

Main entry: aim, object, objective, target

Definition: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

Usage: the sole object of her trip was to see her children

Main entry: design, purpose, aim, intent, intention

Definition: an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

Usage: his intent was to provide a new translation; good intentions are not enough; it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs; he made no secret of his designs

Main entry: heading, bearing, aim

Definition: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Definitions for (verb) aim

Main entry: aspire, aim, shoot for, draw a bead on

Definition: have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

Main entry: propose, purport, purpose, aim

Definition: propose or intend

Usage: I aim to arrive at noon

Main entry: calculate, direct, aim

Definition: specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

Main entry: aim

Definition: direct (a remark) toward an intended goal

Usage: She wanted to aim a pun

Main entry: aim, drive, get

Definition: move into a desired direction of discourse

Usage: What are you driving at?

Main entry: target, direct, aim, point, place

Definition: intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

Usage: He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Main entry: aim, direct, take, take aim, train

Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Visual thesaurus for aim