Aim

What is Aim?

Aim definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to position or direct (a firearm, ball, arrow, rocket, etc.) so that, on firing or release, the discharged projectile will hit a target or travel along a certain path.
to intend or direct for a particular effect or purpose: to aim a satire at snobbery.

verb (used without object)
to point or direct a gun, punch, etc., toward: He aimed at the target but missed it.
to strive; try (usually followed by to or at): We aim to please. They aim at saving something every month.

to intend: She aims to go tomorrow.
to direct efforts, as toward an object: The satire aimed at modern greed.
Obsolete. to estimate; guess.

noun
the act of aiming or directing anything at or toward a particular point or target.
the direction in which a weapon or missile is pointed; the line of sighting: within the cannon’s aim.

the point intended to be hit; thing or person aimed at: to miss one’s aim.
something intended or desired to be attained by one’s efforts; purpose: whatever his aim in life may be.
Obsolete. conjecture; guess.

 

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