aiming, present participle; aimed, past tense; aims, 3rd person singular present; aimed, past participle;
Point or direct (a weapon or camera) at a target
aim the camcorder at some suitable object
aim for the middle of the target
Direct (an object or blow) at someone or something
she had aimed the bottle at his head
Direct information or an action toward (a particular group)
the TV campaign is aimed at the 16-24 age group
Have the intention of achieving
new French cooking aims at producing clear, fresh flavors and light textures
we aim to give you the best possible service
A purpose or intention; a desired outcome
our primary aim is to achieve financial discipline
The directing of a weapon or object at a target
his aim was perfect, and the guard's body collapsed backward
purpose: 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"
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"
propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
drive: move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?"
the action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"
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The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it; ...
(Aiming) The act of aligning the clubface to the target. (She had a problem aiming the club properly all day and missed several shots to the right of her target).
(Aiming) Adjusting the direction of the headlight beams to shine without blinding oncoming traffic and yet providing the maximum illumination whether in low beam or high beam.
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