He, too, aimed to put nuclear weapons at the top of the global agenda.
All is aimed at inculcating young minds with the ISIS ideology.
That rejection was aimed both at the international body and at U.S. leadership.
C. Depends on whether missiles are aimed at Russia or China.
But in each of these cases, the moves were defensive and wimpy, aimed at preserving eroding positions and not getting hurt.
It is not conversion of evil men that must be aimed at, but their control.
He thinks that every bullet is going to hit him, and that every shot is aimed at him.
He aimed the knob at some rocks a few yards away and pressed the button.
But she did not speak to Eleanore now, her talk like Joe's was aimed at me.
His brother, meanwhile, continued firing from the tower, and not a ball was aimed in vain.
early 14c., "to estimate, calculate," also "to intend," from Old French aesmer "value, rate; count, estimate," from Latin aestimare "appraise" (see estimation); current meaning apparently developed from "esteem," to "calculate," to "calculate with a view to action" (c.1400), then to "direct a missile, a blow, etc." (1570s). Related: Aimed; aiming.
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.