HyperDic: target

English > 6 senses of the word target:
NOUNcommunicationtarget, marka reference point to shoot at
person target, prey, quarry, fair gamea person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
locationtarget, target areathe location of the target that is to be hit
artifacttarget, buttsports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
cognitiontarget, aim, object, objectivethe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
VERBcompetitiontarget, aim, place, direct, pointintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
target > pronunciation
Soundstaa'rgaht; ter'gaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > target: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA reference point to shoot at.
Synonymmark
Partsbull's eye, bullThe center of a target
NarrowercloutA target used in archery
drogueA funnel-shaped device towed as a target by an airplane
Broaderreference point, point of reference, referenceAn indicator that orients you generally
Spanishblanco, diana, marca, objetivo
English > target: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
Example "the target of a manhunt"
Synonymsprey, quarry, fair game
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishblanco, presa
Catalanpresa
Verbstargetintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
English > target: 6 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningThe location of the target that is to be hit.
Synonymtarget area
Narrowerground zeroThe target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
English > target: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningsports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at.
Synonymbutt
Narrowerclay pigeonTarget used in skeet or trapshooting
Broadersports equipmentequipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Spanishblanco, diana
Catalanblanc
English > target: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).
Synonymsaim, object, objective
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
Verbstargetintend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal
English > target: 6 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningIntend (something) to move towards a certain goal / goal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsaim, 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
Nounstargetthe goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
targeta person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

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