- 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"
- 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"
- The action of directing something at an object.
- usage: "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.
- 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"
- Propose or intend.
- usage: "I aim to arrive at noon"
- Move into a desired direction of discourse.
- usage: "What are you driving at"
- Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
- 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"
- Direct (a remark) toward an intended goal.
- usage: "She wanted to aim a pun"
- Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
|APA||WordNet. (2010). aim. Retrieved February 21, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/aim/definitions/1192207|
|Chicago||WordNet. 2010. "aim" http://smartdefine.org/aim/definitions/1192207 (accessed February 21, 2019).|
|Harvard||WordNet 2010, aim, Smart Define, viewed 21 February, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/aim/definitions/1192207>.|
|MLA||WordNet. "aim" 23 October 2010. Web. 21 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/aim/definitions/1192207>|