English definition of “target”
/ˈtɑːgɪt/ noun [C]
ATTACK › something or someone that you attack, shoot at, try to hit, etc: It's very difficult to hit a moving target. Foreign businesses in the region have become a target for terrorist attacks.
ACHIEVE › something that you intend to achieve: I'm hoping to save £3,000 by June - that's my target. If you want to lose weight, you have to set yourself (= decide) a target.
BLAME › the person or thing that people are criticizing or blaming for something: Such extreme views have recently made him the target of criticism.
be on target › to have made enough progress in order to achieve something that you intended to achieve: [+ to do sth] We're on target to finish the project in June.
target audience/market, etc › the group of people that a programme, product, etc is aimed at