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adjective. guided automatically toward the target.
Rhymes with Takeover Target
noun. aquatic plant with floating oval leaves and purple flowers; in lakes and slow-moving streams; suitable for aquariums.
- water lily
- Brasenia schreberi
noun. ['ˈteɪˌkoʊvɝ'] a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.
- coup d'etat
noun. ['ˈteɪˌkoʊvɝ'] a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation.
- hostile takeover
- friendly takeover
noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] a reference point to shoot at.
- bull's eye
- reference point
noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] the location of the target that is to be hit.
- topographic point
- ground zero
- target area
noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
- fair game
noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at.
- clay pigeon
noun. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable).
verb. ['ˈtɑːrgət, ˈtɝːgət'] intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.
- home in
- take aim
- zero in
- range in
Sentences with takeover-target
1. Noun Phrase
The key question is if the stock is receiving strong attention from institutional investors, which often signifies they are being looked at as a takeover target.
2. Noun Phrase
Due to a healthy balance sheet, two good hubs in St. Louis and New York City, and an attractive route network that focused on lucrative international routes, the airline became a takeover target.
3. Noun Phrase
Companies that are financially distressed and may be near to becoming insolvent or filing for bankruptcy protection can become takeover targets for private equity.