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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
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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

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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

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Current social networking tools allow users to manage additions to and deletions from their buddy lists manually, although most allow import from standard productivity-tool address books and preferences to block unwanted contacts.
Users of the wireless phone can use virtually all of the IP telephone services included with the PC version of the TelTel softphone, including buddy list synchronization that allows users to view on their Wi-Fi phone whether their contacts are available to receive a call.
The "buddy list" for controlling contact relationships, as well as access "rules," [is] a starting point for dynamically controlling personal accessibility, but the dynamics of the real world will need more than such manual "programming" strategies.
Plug this elegant little tube into the Mac via FireWire and iChat A/V ($29) automatically boots; friends on your AIM buddy list or on your LAN via Rendezvous can be chatted with via video at 30 frames per second.
IM allows a user to designate other IM users as "buddies" or "friends." Generally, IM software users enter their associates' screen names or other identifiers, thereby creating a "buddy list." The software will indicate when the others on the list are active, allowing a connection to be made.
Users get a consolidated alphabetical buddy list, regardless of the IM service each buddy uses.
"It's a really cool idea," says Shelby Powell, a 13-year-old in Palm Bay, Florida, who already has 92 real people on his buddy list.
With PowWow you create your own network, or buddy list, and the central PowWow server in Colorado acts as a directory checking in users who are allowed on your list.
MSN Messenger, Redmond's entry into the chat market, will allow MSN users to chat with users of rival AOL's ICQ and "buddy list" software.
"The app now comes with a native iPad UI based on the usual standard of a landscape sidebar showing the buddy list, and main content on right to chat and send photos or videos through some icons in the top toolbar," reported <em>Macstories</em>, a weblog dealing with iOS, OS X, and Apple news.
This buddy list also had his other wife and when the two started chatting and sharing wedding pics they found to their surprise that they were married to the same man.
Users may also highlight a buddy on their Buddy list and press Ctrl+R on the keyboard in order to initiate real-time IM.
The social scene Odds are you'll add a lot of newbies to your buddy list. Many of these are probably lifelong BFF-worthy.