Definition of Aim in English :
Define Aim in English
Aim meaning in English
Meaning of Aim in English
Pronunciation of Aim in English
Aim pronunciation in English
Pronounce Aim in Englishsee synonyms of aim
an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Example Sentences:'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'
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
Example Sentences:'the sole object of her trip was to see her children'
the action of directing something at an object
Example Sentences:'he took aim and fired'
the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Example Sentences:'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'
propose or intend
Example Sentences:'I aim to arrive at noon'
move into a desired direction of discourse
Example Sentences:'What are you driving at?'
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
Example Sentences:'He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face''criticism directed at her superior''direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself'
direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
Example Sentences:'She wanted to aim a pun'
have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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