Part of speech:
A noun or pronoun in the objective case.
The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
An aim or intention:
The cause or intention underlying a given action or situation:
Lace worked by the needle.
(Archaic) An act of appointing or setting aside for a specific purpose.
Something one intends to get or do; intention; aim
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
(Printing) One of a set of model pages with text and illustrations pasted into place to direct the printer.
The definition of a quarry is a place, often a deep hole in the ground, from where stones are extracted.
(Countable) A particular instance of playing a game; match.
The definition of a scapegoat is someone who is assigned the blame or made to take the fall for something.
(Countable) An object of an ardent desire.
The circular central mark of a target
A place where a particular activity or service is concentrated:
The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of actions.
Any of a family (Columbidae, order Columbiformes) of birds with a small head, plump body, long, pointed wings, and short legs
Any of various devices used to aid the eyes in lining up a gun, optical instrument, etc. on its objective
Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
A sense of importance or purpose:
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).
To think about intently; study carefully
To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
To have a purpose or intention in mind
To plan is defined as to develop a scheme or program to get something done.
To form a plan or intention for:
To make a proposal; form or declare a purpose or design
One that is fired at, attacked, or abused
the location of the target that is to be hit
An animal hunted or caught by another for food:
Any legitimate object of attack or pursuit
To be among those who finish a competition or race, especially to finish second.
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.”
A number or percentage, especially of people, constituting or designated as an upper limit:
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