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Definition 1: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards - [verb of competition]

Samples where take aim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for take aim in the sense of this definition

(take aim is a kind of ...) cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

(... is a kind of take aim ) 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"

(... is a kind of take aim ) aim with a gun

"The hunter drew a bead on the rabbit"

(... is a kind of take aim ) aim, point, or direct

"Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"

(... is a kind of take aim ) direct at someone

"She turned a smile on me" "They turned their flashlights on the car"

(... is a kind of take aim ) hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement

"The soccer player began to swing at the referee"

(... is a kind of take aim ) direct into a position for use

"point a gun" "He charged his weapon at me"

(... is a kind of take aim ) aim at

"level criticism or charges at somebody"

(... is a kind of take aim ) take aim by looking through the sights of a gun (or other device)

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