aim
noun.
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
noun.
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
the sole object of her trip was to see her children
noun.
the action of directing something at an object
he took aim and fired
noun.
the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
Synonym: bearing, heading
verb.
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
verb.
propose or intend
I aim to arrive at noon
verb.
move into a desired direction of discourse
What are you driving at?
Synonym: drive, get
verb.
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
Synonym: calculate, direct
verb.
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
Synonym: target, point, place, direct
verb.
direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
She wanted to aim a pun
verb.
have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal