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Definitions of aim:
  • noun:   the action of directing something at an object
    Example: "He took aim and fired"
  • noun:   the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
  • noun:   the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  • noun:   an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    Example: "It was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"
  • verb:   propose or intend
    Example: "I aim to arrive at noon"
  • verb:   direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
    Example: "She wanted to aim a pun"
  • verb:   aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment
    Example: "Please don't aim at your little brother!"
  • verb:   specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
  • verb:   intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    Example: "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
  • verb:   have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  • verb:   move into a desired direction of discourse

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