Synonyms for aimed

Grammar : Adj
Spell : eym
Phonetic Transcription : eɪm

Définition of aimed

Origin :
  • early 14c., "target;" late 14c., "guess;" from aim (v.). Meaning "action of aiming" is from early 15c. (to take aim, originally make aim); that of "thing intended, purpose" is from 1620s.
  • adj proposed
Example sentences :
  • Still there were other and nearer roads to the point I aimed at.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • He thinks that every bullet is going to hit him, and that every shot is aimed at him.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Thoroughness and accuracy are two principal points to be aimed at in study.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • He aimed at it with a crumpled envelope he held in his hand, and hit it.
  • Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • But she did not speak to Eleanore now, her talk like Joe's was aimed at me.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • The shafts of our enemies cannot thus be aimed with such fatal certainty.
  • Extract from : « Gomez Arias » by Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • Her manners were immeasurably better than his, because they were simple and aimed at nothing.
  • Extract from : « Salted With Fire » by George MacDonald
  • Deliberately it came up and aimed at the crown of the adventurer's helmet.
  • Extract from : « The Bluff of the Hawk » by Anthony Gilmore
  • Dean had aimed to one side and he regretted it in the instant of firing.
  • Extract from : « Two Thousand Miles Below » by Charles Willard Diffin
  • He looked at her in astonishment, wondering dully what she aimed to achieve.
  • Extract from : « The Education of Eric Lane » by Stephen McKenna

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