Definitions for target

Definitions for (noun) target

Main entry: target, butt

Definition: sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

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: mark, target

Definition: a reference point to shoot at

Usage: his arrow hit the mark

Main entry: target, target area

Definition: the location of the target that is to be hit

Main entry: prey, quarry, target, fair game

Definition: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

Usage: he fell prey to muggers; everyone was fair game; the target of a manhunt

Definitions for (verb) target

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

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