aim at
phr verb
Aim at is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑gun, ↑study
Aim at is used with these nouns as the object: ↑effect, ↑target

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  • aim at — index attempt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • aim at — UK US aim at Phrasal Verb with aim({{}}/eɪm/ verb ► to produce something for a particular purpose or a particular group of people: aim at doing sth »The new budget aims at providing extra support for the unemployed. be aimed at sb/sth »The new… …   Financial and business terms

  • aim at — Synonyms and related words: aim, aspire after, aspire to, barrage, be after, be desirous of, bend, blast, blitz, bombard, cannon, cannonade, choose, commence firing, desiderate, design, desire, destine, determine, direct, directionize, drive at,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aim at — 1. Take aim at, point at, level at, direct toward. 2. Intend, purpose, design, mean, be at. 3. Crave, desire, want, wish, long for, seek, look after, affect, yearn for, aspire to, aspire after, endeavor after, be after, drive at, propose to one s …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aim at — verb To design for a particular audience This program is aimed at the educated over 40s …   Wiktionary

  • aim at — direct towards; mean by, intend by …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aim at — to plan to, or to try to, reach or hit an objective, goal or target …   Idioms and examples

  • I Aim at the Stars — Infobox Film name = I Aim at the Stars image size = 240 caption = US Style B poster director = J. Lee Thompson producer = Charles H. Schneer writer = Jay Dratler (screenplay) George Froeschel (story) H. W. John (story) Udo Wolter (story) narrator …   Wikipedia

  • take aim at somebody — take ˈaim at sb/sth idiom (NAmE) to direct your criticism at sb/sth Main entry: ↑aimidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take aim at something — take ˈaim at sb/sth idiom (NAmE) to direct your criticism at sb/sth Main entry: ↑aimidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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