a reference point to shoot at
his arrow hit the mark
Synonym: mark
a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
he fell prey to muggers|everyone was fair game|the target of a manhunt
Synonym: quarry, prey, fair game
the location of the target that is to be hit
Synonym: target area
sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
Synonym: butt
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
the sole object of her trip was to see her children
Synonym: aim, object, objective
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: aim, direct, place, point