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1. aim

noun. ['ˈeɪm'] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.

Synonyms

  • goal
  • design
  • cross-purpose
  • sake
  • idea
  • intention
  • mind
  • purpose
  • view
  • final cause
  • end
  • intent

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Aim

  • postgame
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • graeme
  • frame
  • flame
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name
  • mayme
  • mame
  • lame
  • game
  • fayme
  • fame
  • damme
  • dame
  • came
  • boehme

Sentences with aim


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Advertisements aim to convince consumers to purchase a specific product or brand.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Begin by testing the aim for your low beam headlights against the marks on the wall.

3. Verb, base form
You should aim for at least 10 minutes at a time of aerobic activity to receive optimal health benefits.

Quotes about aim


1. Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

2. Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
- David Frost

3. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.
- Daniel Burnham

2. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards.

Synonyms

  • point
  • swing
  • place
  • draw a bead on
  • charge
  • direct
  • take aim
  • turn
  • train
  • level
  • take
  • position
  • target
  • hold

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • boil
  • open

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] propose or intend.

Synonyms

  • propose
  • mean
  • purpose
  • think
  • purport

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. aim

noun. ['ˈeɪm'] the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).

Synonyms

  • point
  • grail
  • thing
  • objective
  • business
  • object
  • end
  • target

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] move into a desired direction of discourse.

Synonyms

  • drive
  • mean
  • get

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. aim

noun. ['ˈeɪm'] the action of directing something at an object.

Synonyms

  • steering
  • guidance

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.

Synonyms

  • specify
  • destine
  • direct
  • designate
  • calculate

Antonyms

  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim
  • credit

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.

Synonyms

  • address
  • place
  • home in
  • direct
  • take aim
  • zero in
  • train
  • take
  • range in
  • target

Antonyms

  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative
  • secondary

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal.

Synonyms

  • plan
  • aspire
  • overshoot
  • be after
  • shoot for

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • divest
  • linger

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. aim

verb. ['ˈeɪm'] direct (a remark) toward an intended goal.

Synonyms

  • intend

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • indirect

Etymology

  • amen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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