aim a weapon


aim a weapon
To point it intentionally. "Aim" denotes direction toward some minute point in an object, while "point" implies direction toward the whole object

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • aim´less|ness — aim «aym», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to point or direct (a weapon or blow) in order to hit a target: »to aim a gun. SYNONYM(S): level. 2. to direct (words or acts) so as to influence a certain person or action: »The coach aimed his talk at the boys… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aim´less|ly — aim «aym», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to point or direct (a weapon or blow) in order to hit a target: »to aim a gun. SYNONYM(S): level. 2. to direct (words or acts) so as to influence a certain person or action: »The coach aimed his talk at the boys… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aim´less — aim «aym», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to point or direct (a weapon or blow) in order to hit a target: »to aim a gun. SYNONYM(S): level. 2. to direct (words or acts) so as to influence a certain person or action: »The coach aimed his talk at the boys… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aim´er — aim «aym», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to point or direct (a weapon or blow) in order to hit a target: »to aim a gun. SYNONYM(S): level. 2. to direct (words or acts) so as to influence a certain person or action: »The coach aimed his talk at the boys… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aim´a|ble — aim «aym», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to point or direct (a weapon or blow) in order to hit a target: »to aim a gun. SYNONYM(S): level. 2. to direct (words or acts) so as to influence a certain person or action: »The coach aimed his talk at the boys… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aim — Aim, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Aimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aiming}.] [OE. amen, aimen, eimen, to guess at, to estimate, to aim, OF. esmer, asmer, fr. L. aestimare to estimate; or perh. fr. OF. aesmer; ? (L. ad) + esmer. See {Estimate}.] 1. To point or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aim — [ām] vi., vt. [ME aimen < OFr esmer (< L aestimare: see ESTIMATE) & aesmer < ML adaestimare < L ad , to + aestimare] 1. to point (a weapon) or direct (a blow, remark, etc.) so as to hit 2. to direct (one s efforts) [we aimed at full… …   English World dictionary


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