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See definition of targets on Dictionary.com
  • nounaim, goal
  • nounperson as object of ridicule

synonyms for targets

  • destination
  • mark
  • object
  • objective
  • point
  • purpose
  • spot
  • ambition
  • bull's-eye
  • duty
  • end
  • function
  • intention
  • use
  • ground zero
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Most Korean gentlemen had private archery grounds and targets in the gardens near their houses.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Light round targets were brought them, and in the place of pointed lances, long brittle reeds.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
All along the beaches, and inland too, no end of our men were on the move, offering fine targets.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
Surely if I can hit such little targets as sparrows I should not miss rabbits if they are of mortal breed.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Only too well did Frank realize that he must seek human targets for his bullets.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
The letter-groups were, of course, code messages indicating the distance shells were bursting from their targets.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
Action against artillery limbering or coming into action; wheel horses best targets.
MANUAL OF MILITARY TRAININGJAMES A. MOSS
“It might be a good bit of drill to set up a few live missile runs on random targets,” I said.
GREYLORNJOHN KEITH LAUMER
The strange sight of men in evening dress, their shirt-fronts gleaming like conspicuous targets, added to his bewilderment.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
He turned upon them his painfully circular eyes, surrounded by concentric lines like targets.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
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