An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions (synset 105991037)
"his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"hypernym: end, goal - the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve ithyponym:
- idea, mind - your intention; what you intend to do
- cross-purpose - a contrary aim
- final cause - (philosophy) the end or purpose of a thing or process
- sake - the purpose of achieving or obtaining
- view - purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'
- will - a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable) (synset 105990115)
"the sole object of her trip was to see her children"hypernym: end, goal - the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve ithyponym:
The action of directing something at an object (synset 100817305)
"he took aim and fired"
The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies (synset 108698626)
hyponym: tack - the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (synset 201153576)
"Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"hypernym: position - cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relationhyponym:
- aim, direct, place, point, target - intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
- draw a bead on - aim with a gun
- hold - aim, point, or direct
- turn - direct at someone
- swing - hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement
- charge, level, point - direct into a position for use
- level - aim at
- sight - take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)
Propose or intend (synset 200710809)
"I aim to arrive at noon"
Move into a desired direction of discourse (synset 201028984)
"What are you driving at?"
- Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public (synset 200714920)
Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (synset 201153025)
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"hypernym: aim, direct, take, take aim, train - point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towardshyponym:
Direct (a remark) toward an intended goal (synset 200957504)
"She wanted to aim a pun"
Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal (synset 200707283)
hyponym: overshoot - aim too high
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