Meaning of “aim” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /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.
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)