[ US /ˈtɑɹɡət, ˈtɝɡət/ ]
[ UK /tˈɑːɡɪt/ ]
[ UK /tˈɑːɡɪt/ ]
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
criticism directed at her superior
He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
- 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
everyone was fair game
the target of a manhunt
he fell prey to muggers
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
- sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
How To Use target In A Sentence
- Background-position: background image in the canvas element in the targeted space, designated the upper left corner of the image relative to the level of canvas and vertical spacing interval .
- Sjogren's syndrome "targets and destroys over time the exocrine glands responsible for tear production and saliva -- and is characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes," said Dr. Michael Belmont, an associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology at NYU Langone Medical Center and medical director for Hospital for Joint Diseases. Why Sjogren's syndrome caused Williams to quit U.S. open
- We now read that men are to be targeted with a range of pink summer wearables by the high-street fashion chains 'cashing in' on the growing phenomenon of ' metrosexuality.
- Our company has targeted career women as our primary customers.
- Although nationally distributed boxes do not change fronts often, the regional ones do, making them a prime target for collectors.
- These antibodies, called autoantibodies, target a person's own molecules and tissues. PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories
- The stores, usually located in suburban shopping centers, target middle-class consumers with brand-name clothing, accessories and furniture.
- Every so often a rabbit would make a desperate, lung-bursting bid for freedom, only to provide an easy target for the twelve-bores.
- Although tensions existed between the army and the group, the president defused them by playing the politics of tribalism and regionalism, often targeting northerners as the source of the nation's problems.
- Not only was his analysis absolutely on target, he was tremendously self-assured, well spoken and telegenic.