Textual thesaurus for "aim"

(noun) object, objective, target

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

the sole object of her trip was to see her children

(noun) design, purpose, intent, intention

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

his intent was to provide a new translation; good intentions are not enough; it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs; he made no secret of his designs

(noun) heading, bearing

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

(verb) aspire, shoot for, draw a bead on

have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

(verb) propose, purport, purpose

propose or intend

I aim to arrive at noon

(verb) calculate, direct

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

(verb) drive, get

move into a desired direction of discourse

What are you driving at?

(verb) target, direct, point, place

intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face; criticism directed at her superior; direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

(verb) direct, take, take aim, train

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

Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent