HyperDic: aim

English > 11 senses of the word aim:
NOUNcognitionaim, purpose, intent, intention, designan anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
cognitionaim, object, objective, targetthe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
actaimthe action of directing something at an object
locationaim, bearing, headingthe direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
VERBcompetitionaim, take, train, take aim, directpoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
cognitionaim, purpose, purport, proposepropose or intend
communicationaim, drive, getmove into a desired direction of discourse
cognitionaim, calculate, directspecifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
competitionaim, target, place, direct, pointintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
communicationaimdirect (a remark) toward an intended goal
cognitionaim, draw a bead on, aspire, shoot forhave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
aim > pronunciation
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English > aim: 11 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
Example "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"
Synonymspurpose, intent, intention, design
Narrowercross-purposeA contrary aim
final cause(philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process
mind, ideaYour intention
sakeThe purpose of achieving or obtaining
viewPurpose
willA fixed and persistent intent or purpose
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Spanishfinalidad, intencionalidad, intención, intento, meta, objetivo, objeto, propósito
Catalanfinalitat, intenció, meta, propòsit, voluntat
Verbsaimpropose or intend
English > aim: 11 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).
Synonymsobject, objective, target
NarrowerbusinessAn immediate objective
grailThe object of any prolonged endeavor / endeavor
pointThe object of an activity
thingA special objective
Broadergoal, endThe state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Spanishmeta, objetivo
Catalanmeta
Verbsaimpropose or intend
English > aim: 11 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe action of directing something at an object.
Example"he took aim and fired"
Broadersteering, guidance, directionThe act of setting and holding a course
Verbsaimpoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
aimintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
English > aim: 11 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies.
Synonymsbearing, heading
NarrowertackThe heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
Broaderdirection, wayA line leading to a place or point
Spanishrumbo, sentido
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"Please don't aim at your little brother!"
Synonymstake, train, take aim, direct
Entailed byhithit the intended target or goal
overshootShoot beyond or over (a target)
Narrowercharge, level, pointdirect into a position for use
draw a bead onaim with a gun
holdaim, point, or direct
levelaim at
sighttake aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
swinghit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
target, aim, place, direct, pointIntend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
turndirect at someone
BroaderpositionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
Spanishapuntar, aspirar, capacitar, dirigir, educar, entrenar
Catalanapuntar, aspirar, capacitar, educar, entrenar
Nounsaimthe action of directing something at an object
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningPropose or intend.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Example"I aim to arrive at noon"
Synonymspurpose, purport, propose
Broaderintend, mean, thinkhave in mind as a purpose
Spanishaspirar, proponer
Catalanaspirar
Nounsaiman anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
aimthe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningMove into a desired direction of discourse.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsdrive, get
Broadermean, intendmean or intend to express or convey
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningspecifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscalculate, direct
Broaderintend, destine, designate, specifydesign or destine
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 5, competition
MeaningIntend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
Synonymstarget, place, direct, point
Narroweraddressdirect a question at someone
range in, home in, zero indirect onto a point or target, especially by automatic navigational aids
Broaderaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Spanishapuntar, dirigir
Catalanapuntar, dirigir
Nounsaimthe action of directing something at an object
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningdirect (a remark) toward an intended goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She wanted to aim a pun"
Broadermean, intendmean or intend to express or convey
Spanishapuntar
Catalanapuntar
English > aim: 11 senses > verb 7, cognition
MeaningHave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey aim to move
Synonymsdraw a bead on, aspire, shoot for
Narrowerovershootaim too high
Broaderplan, be afterHave the will and intention to carry out some action
Spanishaspirar
Catalanaspirar

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