Translation of "aim" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

B1 a result that you try to achieve

The aim of the movie was to make people laugh.
verb uk /eɪm/ us /eɪm/

B1 to try to do something

ter o objetivo/a intenção de
We’re aiming for a ten percent increase in sales.

to point a weapon towards someone or something

apontar, mirar, visar
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

ser direcionado a alguém, ser voltado a alguém
These advertisements are aimed at teenagers.

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