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target (n):
sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
target (n):
the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
Samples
the sole object of her trip was to see her children
Related Words: aim
target (n):
a reference point to shoot at
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his arrow hit the mark
target (n):
the location of the target that is to be hit
target (n):
a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
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he fell prey to muggers.
everyone was fair game.
the target of a manhunt

Related Words: prey
target (v):
intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
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He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face.
criticism directed at her superior.
direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

Related Words: aimplace
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Death keeps no calendar


In this saying, "Death" is personified as a spiritual being who may call upon us at any time - he has no appointment book. We never know when we will die.


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