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Meaning & Definition of Target in English

English

Target

/tɑrgət/

noun

1. A reference point to shoot at

  • "His arrow hit the mark"
    synonym:
  • target
  • ,
  • mark

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • prey
  • ,
  • quarry
  • ,
  • target
  • ,
  • fair game

3. The location of the target that is to be hit

    synonym:
  • target
  • ,
  • target area

4. Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

    synonym:
  • target
  • ,
  • butt

5. The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

  • "The sole object of her trip was to see her children"
    synonym:
  • aim
  • ,
  • object
  • ,
  • objective
  • ,
  • target

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • target
  • ,
  • aim
  • ,
  • place
  • ,
  • direct
  • ,
  • point

Examples of using

Change target.
The bomb missed its target.
Take aim at the target.