aim [-s] n

Picard amer, OFr/Provençal esmer, and OFr æsmer < late L. ad-æstimā-re, to estimate.

  1. Mission; destination; objective; plan; ambition; purpose; intention; means of accomplishment; way to reach a point.
  2. Divine direction; heavenly motive; higher power; orderly system; law of the universe.

aim [-ed, -s] v

see aim, n.

  1. Point with a weapon; direct the trajectory of a weapon; estimate the distance to a point of attack; calculate the direction of a hit; [fig.] focus attention.