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Meaning of aim

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {purpose},
           {intent}, {intention}, {aim}, {design}]
      2: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be
         attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her
         children" [syn: {aim}, {object}, {objective}, {target}]
      3: the action of directing something at an object; "he took aim
         and fired"
      4: the direction or path along which something moves or along
         which it lies [syn: {bearing}, {heading}, {aim}]
      v 1: 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" [syn: {aim}, {take}, {train}, {take aim},
      2: propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon" [syn: {aim},
         {purpose}, {purport}, {propose}]
      3: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you
         driving at?" [syn: {drive}, {get}, {aim}]
      4: specifically design a product, event, or activity for a
         certain public [syn: {calculate}, {aim}, {direct}]
      5: 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" [syn: {target}, {aim}, {place}, {direct},
      6: direct (a remark) toward an intended goal; "She wanted to aim
         a pun"
      7: have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal [syn: {draw a bead
         on}, {aspire}, {aim}, {shoot for}]

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