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Engelsk navneord: aim

1. aim (om erkendelse) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)design, intent, intention, purpose

Mindre specifikke termerend, goal

Mere specifikke termercross-purpose, final cause, idea, mind, sake, view, will

2. aim (om erkendelse) the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe sole object of her trip was to see her children.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)object, objective, target

Mindre specifikke termerend, goal

Mere specifikke termerbusiness, grail, point, thing

3. aim (om handling) the action of directing something at an object

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe took aim and fired.

Mindre specifikke termerdirection, guidance, steering

4. aim (om sted) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bearing, heading

Mindre specifikke termerdirection, way

Mere specifikke termertack

Engelsk udsagnsord: aim

1. aim (om konkurrence) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPlease 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)direct, take, take aim, train

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerposition

Mere specifikke termeraim, charge, direct, draw a bead on, hold, level, level, place, point, point, sight, swing, target, turn

2. aim (om erkendelse) propose or intend

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI aim to arrive at noon.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)propose, purport, purpose

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerintend, mean, think

3. aim (om kommunikation) move into a desired direction of discourse

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat are you driving at?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drive, get

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerintend, mean

4. aim (om erkendelse) specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)calculate, direct

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdesignate, destine, intend, specify

5. aim (om konkurrence) intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
Criticism directed at her superior.
Direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)direct, place, point, target

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termeraim, direct, take, take aim, train

Mere specifikke termeraddress, home in, range in, zero in

6. aim (om kommunikation) direct (a remark) toward an intended goal

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe wanted to aim a pun.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerintend, mean

7. aim (om erkendelse) have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

Eksempler på anvendelseThey aim to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aspire, draw a bead on, shoot for

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerbe after, plan

Mere specifikke termerovershoot

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