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Synonyms for target
ˈtɑr gɪttar·get

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Wiktionary

  1. targetnoun

    The translated version of a document, or the language into which translation occurs.

    Do you charge by source or target?

    Synonyms:
    target language

  2. targetnoun

    A person (or group of people) that a person or organization is trying to employ or to have as a customer, audience etc.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  3. targetnoun

    To aim something, especially a weapon, at (a target).

    Take careful aim at the target.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  4. targetnoun

    To aim for as an audience or demographic.

    The advertising campaign targeted older women.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  5. targetnoun

    To produce code suitable for.

    This cross-platform compiler can target any of several processors.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  6. targetnoun

    A shield resembling the Roman scutum. In modern usage, a smaller variety of shield is usually implied by this term.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  7. targetnoun

    The pattern or arrangement of a series of hits made by a marksman on a butt or mark.

    He made a good target.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  8. targetnoun

    The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  9. targetnoun

    A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.

    Synonyms:
    target language

  10. targetnoun

    the number of runs that the side batting last needs to score in the final innings in order to win

    Synonyms:
    target language

  11. targetnoun

    The tenor of a metaphor.

    Synonyms:
    target language

Princeton's WordNet

  1. target, marknoun

    a reference point to shoot at

    "his arrow hit the mark"

    Synonyms:
    objective, marking, object, butt, mark, sucker, target area, sign, crisscross, fall guy, bull's eye, mug, quarry, score, brand, aim, chump, scrape, stigma, stain, home run, fair game, scratch, grade, gull, patsy, fool, marker, cross, print, scar, bell ringer, prey, soft touch

  2. prey, quarry, target, fair gamenoun

    a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

    "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"

    Synonyms:
    object, quarry, fair game, target area, pit, aim, butt, mark, objective, prey, stone pit

  3. target, target areanoun

    the location of the target that is to be hit

    Synonyms:
    object, quarry, fair game, target area, aim, butt, mark, objective, prey

  4. target, buttnoun

    sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

    Synonyms:
    objective, fanny, tail, seat, object, butt, mark, rear end, stooge, can, nates, stub, fundament, quarry, goat, posterior, buttocks, behind, aim, stern, bottom, backside, bum, buns, fair game, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, target area, hind end, butt joint, rump, butt end, keister, coffin nail, ass, prat, arse, cigaret, rear, cigarette, tush, laughingstock, prey

  5. aim, object, objective, targetverb

    the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

    "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"

    Synonyms:
    intention, aim, objective, quarry, design, physical object, object lens, mark, butt, target area, object, prey, objective lens, intent, object glass, fair game, bearing, purpose, heading

  6. target, aim, place, direct, pointverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    charge, taper, drive, repoint, rank, channelise, get, put, localize, organise, range, commit, lead, station, sharpen, maneuver, take, place, signal, designate, point, come in, betoken, position, grade, steer, purpose, take aim, show, train, lay, calculate, engineer, manoeuver, purport, aspire, aim, address, manoeuvre, direct, level, head, identify, organize, channelize, propose, luff, shoot for, draw a bead on, conduct, post, invest, bespeak, locate, rate, orient, send, orchestrate, mastermind, come out, set, guide, order, site, pose, localise, indicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. targetnoun

    Synonyms:
    mark (to be shot at)

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Target":

    Nenad Šimun, Mladi Gospar

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. TARGET

    Synonyms:
    Trial of Alternative Regimens for Glue Ear Treatment

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How to use target in a sentence?

  1. Jeffrey Brown:

    We have been through an era where others have been killed because of the stances that they were taking, i believe the threats are coming because the atmosphere feels like they can easily target women of color.

  2. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Turkey doesn’t intend to target ISIS with this safe zone, the Turkish government was seriously disturbed by Kurds trying to create an autonomous state in Syria.

  3. Jessica Brandt:

    Vaccines are a pathway to power, its soft power, it’s market power, pfizer is disproportionately the target of anti-western vaccine narratives … It may be because it was as the first western vaccine. It was perceived as the big target. It might also be because Pfizer's is a globally recognized U.S. brand.

  4. Randy Credico:

    I really don't know what they're looking for, but Randy Credico said I am not a target.

  5. Cooper Smith:

    Amazon private label tends to target a very specific white space in pricing, mattresses have some of the highest margins in retail, giving Amazon a lot of room to work with.


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