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Aim vs. Important

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  • Aim (noun)

    The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, such as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.

    "Take time with the aim of your gun."

    "to take aim"

  • Aim (noun)

    The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.

  • Aim (noun)

    Intention or goal

    "My number one aim in life is to make money to make my parents, siblings and kids happy."

    "purpose|design|scheme"

  • Aim (noun)

    The ability of someone to aim straight; one's faculty for being able to hit a physical target

    "The police officer has excellent aim, always hitting the bullseye in shooting practice."

  • Aim (noun)

    Conjecture; guess.

  • Aim (verb)

    To point or direct a missile, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it

    "He aimed at the target, but the arrow flew straight over it."

  • Aim (verb)

    To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive

    "to aim at a pass"

    "to aim to do well in life"

  • Aim (verb)

    To direct or point (e.g. a weapon), at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object

    "to aim an arrow at the deer"

    "She aimed a punch at her ex-boyfriend."

  • Aim (verb)

    To direct (something verbal) towards a certain person, thing, or group

    "to aim a satirical comment at Communists in general"

  • Aim (verb)

    To guess or conjecture.

  • Important (adjective)

    Having relevant and crucial value.

    "It is very important to give your daughter independence in her life so she learns from experience."

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Aim (verb)

    To point or direct a missile weapon, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it; as, to aim at a fox, or at a target.

  • Aim (verb)

    To direct the indention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor; - followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.

  • Aim (verb)

    To guess or conjecture.

  • Aim

    To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).

  • Aim (noun)

    The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.

  • Aim (noun)

    The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.

  • Aim (noun)

    Intention; purpose; design; scheme.

  • Aim (noun)

    Conjecture; guess.

  • Important (adjective)

    Full of, or burdened by, import; charged with great interests; restless; anxious.

  • Important (adjective)

    Carrying or possessing weight or consequence; of valuable content or bearing; significant; weighty.

  • Important (adjective)

    Bearing on; forcible; driving.

  • Important (adjective)

    Importunate; pressing; urgent.

Webster Dictionary
  • Aim (noun)

    an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions;

    "his 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"

  • Aim (noun)

    the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable);

    "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"

  • Aim (noun)

    the action of directing something at an object;

    "he took aim and fired"

  • Aim (noun)

    the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

  • Aim (verb)

    aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment;

    "Please 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"

  • Aim (verb)

    propose or intend;

    "I aim to arrive at noon"

  • Aim (verb)

    move into a desired direction of discourse;

    "What are you driving at?"

  • Aim (verb)

    specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

  • Aim (verb)

    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"

  • Aim (verb)

    direct (a remark) toward an intended goal;

    "She wanted to aim a pun"

  • Aim (verb)

    have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal

  • Important (adjective)

    of great significance or value;

    "important people"

    "the important questions of the day"

  • Important (adjective)

    important in effect or meaning;

    "a significant change in tax laws"

    "a significant change in the Constitution"

    "a significant contribution"

    "significant details"

    "statistically significant"

  • Important (adjective)

    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis;

    "a crucial moment in his career"

    "a crucial election"

    "a crucial issue for women"

  • Important (adjective)

    having authority or ascendancy or influence;

    "an important official"

    "the captain's authoritative manner"

  • Important (adjective)

    having or suggesting a consciousness of high position;

    "recited the decree with an important air"

    "took long important strides in the direction of his office"

Princeton's WordNet

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