Definition of aim

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • aim is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • aim is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • aim is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of aim


  • the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bearing
    2. heading
  • specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. calculate
    2. direct
  • have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. aspire
    2. draw a bead on
    3. shoot for
  • an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions (noun)

    Examples

    1. it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs

    Synonyms

    1. design
    2. intent
    3. intention
    4. purpose
  • move into a desired direction of discourse (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. drive
    2. get
  • the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. object
    2. objective
    3. target
  • intend (something) to move towards a certain goal (verb)

    Examples

    1. He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face

    Synonyms

    1. direct
    2. place
    3. point
    4. target
  • propose or intend (verb)

    Examples

    1. I aim to arrive at noon

    Synonyms

    1. propose
    2. purport
    3. purpose
  • point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (verb)

    Examples

    1. Please don't aim at your little brother!

    Synonyms

    1. direct
    2. take
    3. take aim
    4. train
  • direct (a remark) toward an intended goal (verb)

    Examples

    1. She wanted to aim a pun
  • the action of directing something at an object (noun)

    Examples

    1. he took aim and fired

See definition of aim in Merriam Webster

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