Definition for AIM

AIM, n.

  1. The pointing or direction of a missile weapon; the direction of any thing to a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it; as a spear, a blow, a discourse or remark.
  2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be affected; as, a man missed his aim.
  3. Figuratively, a purpose; intention; design; scheme; as, men are often disappointed of their aim.
  4. Conjecture; guess. It is impossible, by aim, to tell it. [Not used.] – Spenser on Ireland.

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