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Synonyms for aim

try for

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point

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aiming

aim something at something or someone

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  • intend for
  • address to
  • mean for
  • direct at
  • target at
  • pitch at

Synonyms for aim

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to strive toward a goal

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to have in mind as a goal or purpose

the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

Synonyms for aim

an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

the action of directing something at an object

the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

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point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

propose or intend

move into a desired direction of discourse

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specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

direct (a remark) toward an intended goal

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have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

References in classic literature ?
At any rate," said Sancho, "your worship knew how to hit the right point with your pike, aiming at my head and hitting me on the shoulders, thanks be to God and my own smartness in dodging it.
And aiming a sudden shaft he shot so close to the Bishop's head that it carried away both his hat and the skull-cap which he always wore, leaving him quite bald.
Malbihn, sore hit, took longer in aiming, nor was his aim as sure as formerly.
May God give him into my hand just for long enough to destroy that earthly life of him which we are aiming at.
Indeed, if there really is some day discovered a formula for all our desires and caprices--that is, an explanation of what they depend upon, by what laws they arise, how they develop, what they are aiming at in one case and in another and so on, that is a real mathematical formula--then, most likely, man will at once cease to feel desire, indeed, he will be certain to.