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AIM

AIM

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noun


(1)   The action of directing something at an object
"He took aim and fired"
(2)   The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
"The sole object of her trip was to see her children"
(3)   An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
"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"
(4)   The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

verb


(5)   Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
(6)   Propose or intend
"I aim to arrive at noon"
(7)   Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
(8)   Direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
"She wanted to aim a pun"
(9)   Move into a desired direction of discourse
"What are you driving at?"
(10)   Aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment
"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"