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English definition of “aim”

aim

verb [I or T] (POINT)    /eɪm/
to point or direct a weapon towards someone or something that you want to hit: Aim (the arrow) a little above the target. Aim at the yellow circle. There are hundreds of nuclear missiles aimed at the main cities. She aimed (= directed) a kick at my shins. Let's aim for (= go in the direction of) Coventry first, and then we'll have a look at the map.Aiming and aimHandguns and rifles
(Definition of aim verb (POINT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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