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off target

Definition of off target

  1. 1 :  not correct or accurate <Her accusations are way off target.>

  2. 2 :  not likely to reach a goal <We are off target in terms of sales this quarter.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

targetplay
  1. :  a small round shield

    :  a mark to shoot at

    :  a target marked by shots fired at it

  1. :  to make a target of

    :  to set as a goal

    :  to direct or use toward a target


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