Definition for aim

noun as in goal

verb as in point or direct at a goal

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Example Sentences

The aim is to cause a domino effect that disrupts the global food-supply chain.

The aim is to let users correlate meals with changes in blood glucose levels.

The WhatsApp lawsuit, meanwhile, has taken aim close to the heart of NSO’s business.

In the context of these crises, our primary aim should be for a system where people are not obligated to work to generate the means to survive.

The aim is to let users see “detailed information about all the ads they see on the web,” but it will need to get broad buy-in and implementation of Ad Disclosure schema to get there.

And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”

It will still carry a pair of Raytheon AIM-120 AMRAAM long-range air-to-air missiles and a pair of bombs.

Sometimes, they had a backup aim if their main goal fell through as the night dragged on.

The Raptor carries six AMRAAMs and two shorter range AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles inside its weapons bays.

To “link up the beachheads and peg out claims well inland” was necessarily the first aim of Overlord.

To reproduce the impulse born of the thought—this is the aim of a psychological method.

She is skilful in seizing salient characteristics, and her chief aim is to preserve the individuality of her sitters and models.

The next moment a pistol was fired at their head, and a deep groan shewed it had taken too true an aim.

The whole aim is to secure the development of character by the expression of the highest elements of character.

I have never seen him do anything, although a good act, that did not have a private aim.


On this page you'll find 178 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to aim, such as: ambition, aspiration, desire, direction, intent, and intention.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.