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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AIMED

Still there were other and nearer roads to the point I aimed at.

He thinks that every bullet is going to hit him, and that every shot is aimed at him.

Thoroughness and accuracy are two principal points to be aimed at in study.

He aimed at it with a crumpled envelope he held in his hand, and hit it.

But she did not speak to Eleanore now, her talk like Joe's was aimed at me.

The shafts of our enemies cannot thus be aimed with such fatal certainty.

Her manners were immeasurably better than his, because they were simple and aimed at nothing.

Deliberately it came up and aimed at the crown of the adventurer's helmet.

Dean had aimed to one side and he regretted it in the instant of firing.

He looked at her in astonishment, wondering dully what she aimed to achieve.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "target;" late 14c., "guess;" from aim (v.). Meaning "action of aiming" is from early 15c. (to take aim, originally make aim); that of "thing intended, purpose" is from 1620s.

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