Target synonyms

tär'gĭt

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A result that one is attempting to achieve.
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A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
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The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
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One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
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The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
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Lace worked by the needle.
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(Mechanical) A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; – also called a butt joint.
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An aim or intention:
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(Archaic) An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
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To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).
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Purpose is defined as to plan or intend to do something.
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Simple past tense and past participle of plan
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Any legitimate object of attack or pursuit
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To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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(Archaic) Attention, notice. [from 15th c.]
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(Printing) One of a set of model pages with text and illustrations pasted into place to direct the printer.
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The definition of a quarry is a place, often a deep hole in the ground, from where stones are extracted.
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(Countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.
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The definition of a scapegoat is someone who is assigned the blame or made to take the fall for something.
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(Countable) An object of an ardent desire.
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The circular central mark of a target
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A place where a particular activity or service is concentrated:
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The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions.
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Any of a family (Columbidae, order Columbiformes) of birds with a small head, plump body, long, pointed wings, and short legs
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Any of various devices used to aid the eyes in lining up a gun, optical instrument, etc. on its objective
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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A sense of importance or purpose:
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To think about intently; study carefully
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To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
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To fix the mind upon (something to be accomplished); be intent upon; mean; design; plan; purpose.
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To have a purpose or intention in mind
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To plan is defined as to develop a scheme or program to get something done.
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To form a plan or intention for:
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To make a proposal; form or declare a purpose or design
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(Now rare except in phrases) To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. [from 15th c.]
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One that is fired at, attacked, or abused
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the location of the target that is to be hit
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An animal hunted or caught by another for food:
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To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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The goal, end or purpose of something.
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A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
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