Synonyms of target in English:

target


See definition of target

noun

1‘the competitor must shoot targets at ranges of 75 to 200 yards’

SYNONYMS

mark, bullseye, goal, aim

2‘eagles can spot their targets from half a mile’

SYNONYMS

prey, quarry, game, kill, bag

3‘they exceeded their profit target last year’

SYNONYMS

objective, goal, object, aim, end, desired result

plan, purpose, intention, intent, design, aspiration, ambition, ideal, hope, desire, wish, holy grail

4‘they were the target for a wave of abuse from the press’

SYNONYMS

victim, butt, scapegoat, dupe, recipient, focus, object, subject, fair game, Aunt Sally


verb

1‘the two men were targeted by a gunman’

SYNONYMS

pick out, single out, select, choose, decide on, earmark, fix on

attack, aim at, fire at

2‘each product is targeted at a specific market’

SYNONYMS

aim, direct, level, intend, focus, position


Phrases

    on target

      1‘the Arsenal striker was bang on target’

      SYNONYMS

      accurate, precise, unerring, sure, true, on the mark

      British

      inch-perfect

      informal

      spot on

      2‘the project was back on target’

      SYNONYMS

      on schedule, on time, on track, on course