Synonyms of aim in English:

aim


See definition of aim

verb

1‘he aimed the rifle’

SYNONYMS

point, direct, train, sight, focus, level, line up, position

turn something on someone

2‘she aimed at the target’

SYNONYMS

take aim at, fix on, zero in on, draw a bead on

3‘undergraduates aiming for a first degree’

SYNONYMS

work towards, be after, set one's sights on, try for, strive for, pursue, seek, aspire to, endeavour to achieve, have in view, have designs on, wish for, want

formal essay

4‘this system is aimed at the home entertainment market’

SYNONYMS

intend for, mean for, address to, destine for

target at, direct towards, market at, design for, tailor to, orient towards, pitch to, pitch towards

5‘the course aims to educate children to cope with dangerous situations’

SYNONYMS

intend, plan, resolve, propose, purpose, design, mean, have in mind, have in view


noun

1‘our aim is to develop gymnasts to the top level’

SYNONYMS

objective, object, goal, end, target, grail, holy grail, design, desire, desired result, intention, intent, plan, purpose, idea, point, object of the exercise

ambition, aspiration, wish, dream, hope

resolve

raison d'être