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)