Meaning of “aim” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /eɪm/

B1 [ C ] the purpose of doing something, and what you hope to achieve:

The aim of the film was to make people laugh.
[ + of + doing sth ] He went to Paris with the aim of improving his French.

More examples

sb's aim

someone's ability to hit an object by throwing something or shooting at something

take aim

to point a weapon towards someone or something

(Definition of “aim noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)