verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of aim
Examples from the Web for aimed
I was lost, fresh back from Vietnam, searching, maybe, for a peril the equivalent of war but aimed in the direction of life.
All is aimed at inculcating young minds with the ISIS ideology.Darkness at Noon Prayers: Inside the Islamic Police State|Jamie Dettmer|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He helped set up an institute in Mexico aimed at improving wheat and corn production.
What do you think of books that are written today aimed at younger demographics, like The Hunger Games.R.L. Stine’s Secret to Scaring the Crap Out of Kids|Kevin Fallon|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He oversaw a brutal regime, aimed at instilling respect, deference and acceptance of duty into the princes.
Barbara seized the sofa cushion and aimed it at him threateningly.The Youngest Girl in the School|Evelyn Sharp
He then aimed, as well as he could, between the two glancing eyes, and pulled trigger.The Desert Home|Mayne Reid
He drew his revolver and cocked it noiselessly and aimed it experimentally at his intended victim.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
One cannot but wonder how many shots would be required to hit a man if the guns were not aimed at anything!How to Teach Religion|George Herbert Betts
The instruction of infants is not a very difficult task, if all that is aimed at is to teach them certain elementary subjects.The Curse of Education|Harold E. Gorst
British Dictionary definitions for aimed (1 of 2)
Word Origin for aim
British Dictionary definitions for aimed (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with aimed
In addition to the idiom beginning with aim
- aim to
- take aim