Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) purpose, intent, intention, aim, design (an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions) "his intent was to provide a new translation"; "good intentions are not enough"; "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs"; "he made no secret of his designs"
- S: (n) aim, object, objective, target (the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)) "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
- S: (n) aim (the action of directing something at an object) "he took aim and fired"
- S: (n) bearing, heading, aim (the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies)
- S: (v) aim, take, train, take aim, direct (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards) "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
- S: (v) aim, purpose, purport, propose (propose or intend) "I aim to arrive at noon"
- S: (v) drive, get, aim (move into a desired direction of discourse) "What are you driving at?"
- S: (v) calculate, aim, direct (specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public)
- S: (v) target, aim, place, direct, point (intend (something) to move towards a certain goal) "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
- S: (v) aim (direct (a remark) toward an intended goal) "She wanted to aim a pun"
- S: (v) draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for (have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal)