Definition for AIM

AIM, v.i. [Qu. Ir. oigham, to eye. Skinner refers this word to the old Fr. esmer. If this was the orthography, I know not its affinities.]

To point at, with a missive weapon; to direct the intention or purpose; to attempt to reach, or accomplish; to tend toward; to endeavor; followed by at before the object; as, a man aims at distinction; or aims to be rich.

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