Meaning of AIM in English

n. Function: verb


Synonyms: DIRECT 2, address, cast, head, lay, level, point, train, turn, zero (in)

Related Words: concentrate, fix, focus

Idioms: draw a bead on, take aim

2 to have as a controlling desire something that transcends one's present capacity for attainment FF1C; from a boy he had aimed at high office FF1E;

Synonyms: aspire, pant

Related Words: attempt, endeavor, essay, strive, try; design, intend, propose, purpose; covet, crave, yearn (for)

Idioms: have an eye to, reach for the stars, set one's eyes upon


Synonyms: INTEND 2, contemplate, design, mean, ||mind, plan, propose, purpose

Related Words: choose, desire, want, wish; expect

Idioms: have ( or keep) in view, promise oneself (to)


Synonyms: SLANT 2, angle

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.