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  • the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  • the action of directing something at an object
    • he took aim and fired
  • the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    • the sole object of her trip was to see her children
  • 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
  • have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
  • direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
    • She wanted to aim a pun
  • 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
  • specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
  • move into a desired direction of discourse
    • What are you driving at?
  • propose or intend
    • I aim to arrive at noon
  • 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
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