AIM, verb intransitive
To point at, with a missive weapon; to direct the intention or purpose; to attempt to reach, or accomplish; to tend towards; to endeavor; followed by at before the object; as, a man aims at distinction; or aims to be rich.
AIM, verb transitive To direct or point as a weapon; to direct to a particular object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the first or a blow; to aim a satire or a reflection at some person or vice.
1. The pointing or direction of a missile weapon; the direction of any thing to a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it; as a spear, a blow, a discourse or remark.
2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be affected; as, a man missed his aim
3. Figuratively, a purpose; intention; design; scheme; as, men are often disappointed of their aim
4. Conjecture; guess.
It is impossible, by aim to tell it. [Not used.]