a reference point to shoot at
"his arrow hit the mark"
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
prey, quarry, target, fair game(noun)
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"
target, target area(noun)
the location of the target that is to be hit
sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
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
aim, object, objective, target(verb)
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
"the sole object of her trip was to see her children"
target, aim, place, direct, point(verb)
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"
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
target(noun)A person (or group of people) that a person or organization is trying to employ or to have as a customer, audience etc.
target(noun)A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
target(noun)A shield resembling the Roman scutum. In modern usage, a smaller variety of shield is usually implied by this term.
target(noun)The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
target(noun)A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its position, or for use as a signal.
target(noun)the number of runs that the side batting last needs to score in the final innings in order to win
target(noun)The tenor of a metaphor.
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mark (to be shot at)
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- هدف, مرمىArabic
- mål, skydeskive, sigte efter, rette modDanish
- Zielscheibe, ZielGerman
- στόχος, στοχεύωGreek
- objetivo, blancoSpanish
- آماج, هدف, سیبلPersian
- tähdätä, maalitaulu, kilpi, maali, vaihdesignaali, päämäärä, tavoiteFinnish
- cible, viser, objectif, ciblerFrench
- bersaglio, obiettivoItalian
- ターゲット, 目標, 標的Japanese
- 목표, 과녁, 표적, 겨누다, 目標Korean
- dajółneʼígíí, béésh baa ańdajisihígíí, dajółtʼóhígíí, dajółdonígííNavajo, Navaho
- alvo, mirar, objetivoPortuguese
- ținti, ochiRomanian
- целиться, цель, мишень, направлять, прицелиться, нацелитьсяRussian
- мета, metaSerbo-Croatian
- mục tiêuVietnamese
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