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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

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CHARLTON 2 GILLINGHAM 2 Phil Parkinson took aim at the Charlton boo boys after fans turned on an addicks side held by struggling Gillingham.
One officer took aim with a Taser stun gun and immobilised him causing him to drop the knives, said prosecutor Patricia Mancina.
The gunner took aim, rotated the turret, and like two knights jousting we went for the kill.
The startled men dropped the dresser, while Stewart took aim and fired.
Thorndike of Teachers College) took aim at this belief and sought to demonstrate through their studies that "transfer of training" was a myth, and that there was no reason at all to study Latin or any subject that was not immediately useful.
Just a week after his speech, the Christian right took aim at Bush's long-standing refusal to impose limits on U.S.
Trade Representative Robert Zoellick--the man most responsible for launching the Development Agenda at Doha--now took aim at Brazil and India, referring to them as "will not" countries.
In this early work (originally published in 1968) then-radical-Catholic-feminist Daly took aim at the social sin of sexism rooted in her church.
I spied a Rebel Officer [and] took aim and just as I pulled the trigger I was struck on the Ankle.
Many storage vendors, including Memorex and Storage Technology, took aim at IBM's captive storage market with plug-compatible DASD at a lower price, but mostly were unsuccessful.
Since most of the Irish public took nationalist history far more seriously than whatever unionist history they might be aware of, by the 1970s the profession was dominated by historians who took aim mostly at nationalist verities.
That's because legislators took aim at a number of "abuses" perceived to exist in the mergers and acquisitions area.