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aims

verb
present tense third-person singular of aim

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • the new accounting system is aimed at reducing costs

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2 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • aimed to have his paper all done in time to go to the movies

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aims

noun
plural of aim

Synonyms & Antonyms of aims (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Aims.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aims. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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