Translation of "aim" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

B1 a result that you try to achieve

目的, 目標, ねらい
The aim of the movie was to make people laugh.
verb uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

B1 to try to do something

~を目指す, ~を目標にする
We’re aiming for a ten percent increase in sales.

to point a weapon towards someone or something

(銃などで)ねらう, (武器)を向ける
He aimed / the gun at the target.
The police officer aimed at the wheels of the car.
be aimed at someone

to be intended to influence a particular person or group

~向けである, (マーケティングで)~をターゲットにしている
These advertisements are aimed at teenagers.

(Translation of “aim” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)