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Definition 1: have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for draw a bead on in the sense of this definition

(draw a bead on is a kind of ...) have the will and intention to carry out some action

"He plans to be in graduate school next year" "The rebels had planned turmoil and confusion"

(... is a kind of draw a bead on ) aim too high

"The plan overshoots its aim"

Definition 2: aim with a gun - [verb of competition]

Samples where draw a bead on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The hunter drew a bead on the rabbit

(draw a bead on is a kind of ...) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

"Please don't aim at your little brother!" "He trained his gun on the burglar" "Don't train your camera on the women" "Take a swipe at one's opponent"

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