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noun 
  1. The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
  2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
  3. Intention; purpose; design; scheme.
  4. AIM; AOL instant messenger, Instant Messenger.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: doel
  • French: cible (all)
  • German: Ziel
  • Spanish: blanco
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To point or direct a missile weapon, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it; as, to aim at a fox, or at a target.
  2. (intransitive) To direct the indention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
  3. (transitive) 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).
Translations: 
  • French: cibler
  • Spanish: apuntar
Etymology: OE. amen, aimen, eimen, to guess at, to estimate, to aim, OF. esmer, asmer, fr. Latin aestimare to estimate; or perh. fr. OF. aesmer; ? (Latin ad) + esmer.


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