Aim Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Aim

To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet.
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To plan the action of (a story, etc.)
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A noun or noun phrase that receives the action of a verb. The subject of a passive verb or the direct object of an active verb. Also called a patient, target, or undergoer.
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Logically order.
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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To point a weapon
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(Mathematics) To separate an integer from a decimal with a decimal point.
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To turn or point (a person or thing) toward an object or goal; aim; head
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Substantiality; solidity; firmness.
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have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
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Propose is defined as to suggest or recommend or to ask for someone's hand in marriage.
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(Intransitive) To position oneself and/or one's weapon so as to be aimed specifically at a chosen mark or target (which is indicated after 'at')
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Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
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Endeavor is defined as to strive to reach a goal.
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To exert much effort or energy; endeavor.
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(Grammar) The noun phrase which is an internal complement of a verb phrase or a prepositional phrase. In a verb phrase with a action verb, it is typically the receiver of the action.
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To aim something, especially a weapon, at (a target).
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To point a weapon
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To be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something grand); seek (after)
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To plan to do; purpose; intend
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To cause to chase after or pursue game.
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To have in mind as a goal or purpose
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To signify or mean:
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The lens or mirror in a microscope or other optical instrument that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
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Pine is defined as to want something strongly, or to waste away from sadness.
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To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend:
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Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
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To aim (a gun, etc.) using the sights
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To have a strong desire or craving
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To order, entreat, or request:
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To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
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To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan.
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To proceed or go in a certain direction:
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To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
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To establish as the highest level of performance:
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To position (something) by folding it, or using its folds.
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To focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
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To prepare (a table) for a meal; set with silverware, plates, etc.
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To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
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To have a purpose or intention in mind
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To form a plan or intention for:
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(Now rare except in phrases) To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. [from 15th c.]
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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Purpose with respect to marriage:
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A visible object of known position, serving as a guide or point of reference
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(Semantics) The objects or concept that a word or phrase denotes, or that which a sentence says.
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The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
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The definition of a burden is something carried, a worry or sadness, or a responsibility.
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A gradual shifting in position
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An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
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(Law) An exact copy of a writing, set forth in the words and figures of it. It differs from purport, which is only the substance or general import of the instrument.
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Outward or lateral stress in a structure, as that exerted by an arch or vault.
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A set of linked mechanical parts:
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(Architecture, proscribed) The unsupported span.
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The definition of a heading is the title or subject of an article or another piece of written work.
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To aim a gun at something
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To plan, intend, or depend on.
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To force to go through or penetrate:
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To cause to do.
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To offer for consideration:
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To oversee, direct, or guide
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Beam means to release a column of light, or to release a condensed flowing of particles, waves, or signals of any type.
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(Archaic) To behave in a cocky way; strut
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To point a weapon
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To point a weapon
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(Philosophy, phenomenology) In the philosophical system of Edmund Husserl and his followers, to set aside metaphysical theories and existential questions concerning what is real in order to focus philosophical attention simply on the actual content of experience.
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To point a weapon
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Marked by or favoring a particular point of view; partisan:
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Aspiration is the act of getting rid of something from the body.
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An action, event, or force that produces or contributes to an effect or result. Also called causation.
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A course or line of development; a tendency toward a particular end or goal:
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A purpose, goal, or aim.
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A final result or consequence; an outcome:
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(Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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A goal or principle, esp. one of a noble character
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The true meaning or intention of something, especially of a law.
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A particular system of principles for the conduct of life
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The state or quality of being significant:
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The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action:
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To apply (oneself) or direct (one's energies) to something
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To make an effort to do, get, have, etc.; try; endeavor
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To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden).
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To wish or long for; crave; covet
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To establish or ascertain definitely, as after consideration, investigation, or calculation:
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To regard something as feasible or practical:
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To essay is defined as to try something.
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To want very much
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To be inclined or desirous; wish:
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Something to look at, such as scenery.
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(Intransitive) To habituate to or gain competency at a task.
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Antonyms for Aim

The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction.
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The act or an instance of neglecting something:
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Same as voidance .
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The state of being purposeless.
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Words Related to Aim

The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
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To put to test.
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Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
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Simple past tense and past participle of plan
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