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  Words related to target

Related / Similar Words: butt, aim, object, objective, mark, target area, prey, quarry, fair game, place, direct, point

 

Definition:
  • sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at;
  • the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children";
  • a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark";
  • the location of the target that is to be hit;
  • 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";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: clay pigeon, business, point, thing, clout, drogue, ground zero, address, range in, home in, zero in

     

    Derivational Morphology: aim, place, direct, point, purpose, purport, propose, prey, feed, topographic point, spot, object, objective, quarry, fair game

     

    Anagrams: garter, grater, garret, garget

     

     
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