"aimed" in the verb sense
1. aim, take, train, take aim, direct
point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
"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"
2. aim, purpose, purport, propose
propose or intend
"I aim to arrive at noon"
3. drive, get, aim
move into a desired direction of discourse
"What are you driving at?"
4. calculate, aim, direct
specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
5. target, aim, place, direct, point
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"
direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
"She wanted to aim a pun"
7. draw a bead on, aspire, aim, shoot for
have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
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