[noun] 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" Synonyms:purpose, intent, intention, design
[noun] the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children" Synonyms:object, objective, target
[noun] the action of directing something at an object; "he took aim and fired"
[noun] the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies Synonyms:bearing, heading
[verb] aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; "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" Synonyms:take, train, take direct
[verb] move into a desired direction of discourse; "What are you driving at?" Synonyms:drive, get
[verb] specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public Synonyms:calculate, direct
[verb] 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" Synonyms:target, place, direct, point
[verb] direct (a remark) toward an intended goal; "She wanted to aim a pun"