Definition for target

noun as in aim, goal

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aim, goal, mark, object, objective

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ambition, bull's-eye, end, intention

noun as in object of ridicule or attack

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mark, victim

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sitting duck

verb as in aim an attack at

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aim at, attack, fire at, hit

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home in on, zero in on

verb as in direct a message to

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address, focus on

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pitch to

verb as in select for harm

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pick on

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Example Sentences

The alternative might not target the same skills, but at least it gets them moving.

Investigators think Onyeuka was targeted, but police declined to say why they think the shooting was not random.

When you use this parameter as your optimization target, Google’s Smart Bidding algorithm aims to achieve conversions at an average cost that is equal to or less than your target CPA.

The bill would make platforms like Facebook and Twitter liable when paid content posted on their sites is used to target vulnerable people.

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That information is especially valuable as the impending demise of the third-party cookie has pushed the digital ad industry to prize first-party data, like email addresses, as a means of targeting people with ads.

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There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.

Neither the Republican nor the Democratic party have done anything to consistently target Asian- American voters.

When it comes to Terrence Howard though, I am not your target.

Current and former intelligence officials have said North Korea has long been a priority target for American spies.

Both high fashion and the fast, commercial fashion of Target are supposed to be about aspiration.

Ki Pak had an arrow-walk and target in his garden, and here it was that Yung Pak used to practise almost daily.

At that instant, when Frank was unconsciously offering a bad target, the moulvie fired.

Stooping, lest our heads furnish a target, we splashed along in the shallow water till we reached the mouth of the canyon.

Target practice would not cause Virginia to appear suddenly so nervous.

And then she and Henri were walking up the stairs and to the entrance, Henri's tall figure the target for many women's eyes.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to target, such as: aim, goal, mark, object, objective, and ambition.

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