verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for aim
Origin of aim
synonym study for aim
OTHER WORDS FROM aim
Definition for aim (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for aim
Albeit frank about its aim to build more brand awareness, 85% of the show’s time teaches, for free, how to build a business to success.Inbound marketing for brand awareness: Four up-to-date ways to do it|Ali Faagba|September 11, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The aim of this program is to boost confidence in math among 6th and 7th graders.
At the 11-minute mark, Schulman explains the initiative and its aims.PayPal’s CEO on why moral leadership makes clear capitalism needs an upgrade|McKenna Moore|September 8, 2020|Fortune
On updating e-commerce rules and liability — which is a stated aim of the DSA plan — Google is cautiously supportive of regulatory changes to reflect what it describes as “the digital transformation of the last two decades.”Google pushes Europe to limit ‘gatekeeper’ platform rules|Natasha Lomas|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
Amazon’s Project Kuiper has similar aims but has yet to loft any satellites.Elon Musk’s SpaceX Internet service, Starlink, officially reveals download speeds|Aaron Pressman|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Isolated lesbians learned that there were other women like them via books whose covers aimed to titillate heterosexual men.
But consider how citizens here in the States are now being arrested for posting threatening messages aimed at police on Facebook.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So too with a vaccine that provokes a specific immune response aimed at a specific RNA sequence.When You Get the Flu This Winter, You Can Blame Anti-Vaxxers|Kent Sepkowitz|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Leave it to Katniss to cut through a story with one perfectly aimed strike.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was lost, fresh back from Vietnam, searching, maybe, for a peril the equivalent of war but aimed in the direction of life.
He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The well-aimed shots of the Americans were beginning to tell forcibly against the Spaniards.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
In employing these heavy pressures of wind, increased purity and beauty of tone should alone be aimed at.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Prosperity is a good thing, but you, at least, know what he has aimed at stands high above that.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
Tchaikovsky, on the contrary, had more respect than enthusiasm for Beethoven, and never aimed at following in his footsteps.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
British Dictionary definitions for aim (1 of 2)
Word Origin for aim
British Dictionary definitions for aim (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with aim
In addition to the idiom beginning with aim
- aim to
- take aim