Translation of "aim" - English-Spanish dictionary

aim

noun uk /eɪm/

B1 a result that you try to achieve

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

B1 to try to do something

aspirar, pretender
We’re aiming for a ten percent increase in sales.

to point a weapon towards someone or something

apuntar
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

estar dirigido a alguien
These advertisements are aimed at teenagers.

(Translation of “aim” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

aim

verb /eim/

(usually with at, for) to point or direct something at; to try to hit or reach etc

apuntar
He picked up the rifle and aimed it at the target.

(with to, at) to plan, intend or to have as one’s purpose

pretender, tener la intención, proponerse
He aims at finishing tomorrow
We aim to please our customers.
aimless adjective

without purpose

sin objetivo, sin proposito fijo
She felt that she was leading an aimless life.
aimlessly adverb

sin objetivo
He spent the afternoon wandering aimlessly through the streets.
aimlessness noun

falta de objetivo
the aimlessness of existence.
take aim

to aim

apuntar
He took aim at the target.

(Translation of “aim” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)