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aim

aim

 
pronunciation:
eIm
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: aimed, aiming, aims
definition 1: to point something at a thing that you want to hit.
The boy aimed the paper airplane at his friend.
synonyms:
direct, point
similar words:
beam, focus, train
definition 2: to direct something toward someone.
He aimed his anger at me.She aimed her questions at the children.
synonyms:
address
similar words:
design, intend, mean, point, train
 
part of speech: noun
definition: intention; purpose; goal.
My aim this month is to finish planting my garden.
synonyms:
goal, intention
similar words:
ambition, object, plan, point, target
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