Part of speech:
The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
The line, crossbar, or net over or into which the ball or puck must be passed to score
A distinct condition or degree:
The lens or mirror in a microscope or other optical instrument that first receives light rays from the object and forms the image.
The ability to hit a target
The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or goal:
The outside or extreme edge or physical limit; a boundary:
The ultimate purpose for which something is created or intended.
A Plimsoll mark.
(--- Archaic) A goal.
(Printing) One of a set of model pages with text and illustrations pasted into place to direct the printer.
A place where building stone, marble, or slate is excavated, as by cutting or blasting
An object of attack, ridicule, or pursuit:
(Bible) A live goat over whose head Aaron confessed all the sins of the children of Israel on the Day of Atonement. The goat, symbolically bearing their sins, was then sent into the wilderness.
A strong desire to gain a particular objective; specif., the drive to succeed, or to gain fame, power, wealth, etc.
The circular central mark of a target
(Sports) A player whose position at the start of a contest is at the center of the line or playing area
(Philos.) The direction or orientation of the mind toward an object
A girl or young woman
A proportional share, as of goods, assigned to a group or to each member of a group; an allotment.
Any of various devices used to aid the eyes in lining up a gun, optical instrument, etc. on its objective
A reasoned purpose; an intent:
(Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
A sense of importance or purpose:
A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
A difficult problem or question.
To have in mind as an intention or possibility:
To signify or mean:
To have a purpose or intention in mind
To have as a specific aim or purpose; intend:
To form a plan or intention for:
To make known as one's intention; purpose or intend:
To be careful about:
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.” 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 focus of attention, feeling, thought, or action:
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