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Noun: target  taa(r)-git
  1. A reference point to shoot at
    "his arrow hit the 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
    "the target of a manhunt";
    - prey, quarry, fair game
  3. The location of the target that is to be hit
    - target area
  4. Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
    - butt
  5. The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
    "the sole target of her trip was to see her children";
    - aim, object, objective
Verb: target  taa(r)-git
  1. Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal, or direct to a specific place or group of people
    "He targeted his fists towards his opponent's face";
    - aim, place, direct, point

Derived forms: targets, targeting, targeted

Type of: aim, direct, end, goal, place, point of reference, reference, reference point, sports equipment, spot, take, take aim, topographic point, train, victim

Encyclopedia: Target, James