Definitions for aimer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

aimeɪm(v.t.)

  1. to position or direct (a firearm, ball, rocket, etc.) so that the thing discharged or thrown will hit a target.

  2. to intend or direct for a particular effect or purpose:

    to aim a satire at snobbery.

  3. (v.i.)to point or direct a gun, punch, etc.

  4. to strive; try (usu. fol. by to or at):

    We aim at pleasing everyone.

  5. to intend:

    She aims to go tomorrow.

  6. to direct efforts, as toward an object:

    I aim at perfection.

  7. (n.)the act of directing anything at or toward a particular point or target.

  8. the direction in which a weapon or missile is pointed; line of sighting.

  9. the point intended to be hit:

    to miss one's aim.

  10. something intended to be attained by one's efforts; purpose.

  11. Obs. conjecture; guess.

Idioms for aim:

  1. take aim, to sight a target.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of aim:

1275–1325; < OF aesmer, amer < VL *adaestimāre= L ad-ad - +aestimāre (see estimate )

aim′er(n.)

AIMeɪm(n.)

  1. American Indian Movement.

    Category: Titles, Associations, Organizations

Wiktionary

  1. aimer(Noun)

    One who aims; one who is responsible for aiming.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aimer(noun)

    one who aims, directs, or points


Translations for aimer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

love(verb)

to be (very) fond of

She loves her children dearly.

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