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Pronunciation: /eɪm/

Translation of aim in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to point) وَجَّهَ (II) [a gun] [camera] he aimed the pistol at me وَجَّهَ المُسَدَّسَ إلَيَّ
  • 2 (to direct) سَدَّدَ (II) [a kick] [blow] he aimed a punch at me سَدَّدَ لَكْمةً إلَيَّ
  • 3 (to orientate) وَجَّهَ (II) [a campaign] [film] the programme is aimed at teenagers البَرْنامِجُ مُوَجَّهٌ للمُراهِقينَ

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1 (to direct a gun, stone) سَدَّدَ (II) to aim at sb/sth سَدَّدَ إلى شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ
  • 2 (to intend) هَدَفَ (stem vowel = u) (I) to aim to do sth هَدَفَ إلى فِعْلِ شَيْءٍ


  • 1 (with a gun) to take aim at sb/sth سَدَّدَ إلى شَخْصٍ \ شَيْءٍ
  • 2 (objective) غَرَض (plural: أَغْراض), هَدَف (plural: أَهْداف) my aim is to finish it tomorrow هَدَفي أنْ أُنْهيهِ غَداً

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