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aim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of aim

  1. something that one hopes or intends to accomplish the main aim of a trip to the city is to shop for school clothes, but we always go to the artisans' market, too Synonyms goal, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, thingRelated Words grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms means, method, way


aim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of aim

  1. 1 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal the anti-drug campaign was aimed primarily at preteens Synonyms bend, cast, direct, head, hold, level, pinpoint, set, train Related Words sight; bear, face; concentrate, focus; incline, orient, steer Near Antonyms avert, curve, deflect, detour, divert, rechannel, shunt, sidetrack

  2. 2 to have in mind as a purpose or goal aimed to have his paper all done in time to go to the movies Synonyms intend, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purposeRelated Words dream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform


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