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1) Aim. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To give aim, to stand aloof. A term in archery, meaning to stand within a convenient distance from the butts, to give the archers information how near their arrows...

2) aim. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...What one intends to do or achieve: ambition, design, end, goal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, objective, point, purpose, target, view, why. end in view,...

3) aim. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: aimed, aim·ing, aims1. To direct (a weapon) toward an intended target. 2. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group: The publicity...

4) aim. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...Aim combines regularly both with to followed by an infinitive and with at followed by a gerund: We aim to please [at pleasing] as many as possible. Although aim to...

5) Aim-crier. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An abettor, one who encourages. In archery, the person employed to "cry aim." (See above.) 1 "Thou smiling aim-crier at princes fall."English Arcadia....

6) §24. Progress in aim and treatment. III. The Early Religious Drama. Vol. 5. The Drama to 1642, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...The usual name for such a farce was interlude (interludium); but this word, as all other names of species in medieval theatrical terminology, has no precise and definite...

7) 16736. Dillard, Annie. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:16736 QUOTATION:Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block....

8) American Indian Movement. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Indian Movement, (AIM), organization of the Native American civil-rights movement, founded in 1968. Its purpose is to encourage self-determination among...

9) 27668. Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:27668 QUOTATION:An action is an aim of the subject, and it is his agency too which executes this aim: unless the subject were in this way even in the most...

10) intention. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A course of action that one intends to follow. 2a. An aim that guides action; an objective. b. intentions Purpose with respect to marriage: honorable intentions....

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