Search Result:aim

KK Pronunciation

〔 em 〕


〔 eim 〕

Overview of noun aim

The noun aim has 4 senses

  • purpose, intent, intention, aim, design -- (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")

  • aim, object, objective, target -- (the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children")

  • aim -- (the action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired")

  • bearing, heading, aim -- (the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies)

Overview of verb aim

The verb aim has 7 senses

  • aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "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")

  • aim, purpose, purport, propose -- (propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon")

  • drive, get, aim -- (move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?")

  • calculate, aim, direct -- (specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public)

  • target, aim, place, direct, point -- (intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself")

  • aim -- (direct (a remark) toward an intended goal; "She wanted to aim a pun")

  • draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for -- (have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal)