There are 2 main translations of aim in Spanish

: aim1AIM2

aim1

Pronunciation /eɪm/

transitive verb

  • 1

    to aim sth (at sb/sth)
  • 2

    to be aimed at sb/sth/-ing

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (point weapon)
    apuntar
    to aim at sth/sb apuntar(le) a algo/algn
    to aim for sth apuntar(le) a algo
    to aim high/low apuntar alto/bajo
    • She turned to simply stand motionless, her wrist cannons locked on her target and Jack came around the corner to aim his weapon as well, then stopped suddenly.
    • Additionally, aiming is much more interactive, thanks to an over-the-shoulder camera angle which is activated every time you aim your weapon.
    • The high-tech helmet had a targeting lens mounted on it, so aiming a weapon of any sort was easier.
    • On every side were soldiers taking positions and aiming their weapons.
    • One armed officer wearing a helmet and body armour crouched behind the corner of a house and was aiming his weapon.
    • I also always felt that the campaign was always more important than the movie itself, because anyone can aim a camera.
    • On that day, citizens all over the nation were supposed to approach public surveillance cameras and aim their own cameras back at them.
    • The group responded immediately dropping into a crouch and aiming their weapons.
    • Your dominant eye is generally the one you use when you're aiming a camera to take a picture.
    • When it was only a few metres away, I aimed my camera up towards it and peered through the viewfinder.
    • Using my last gram of air fighting to stay under water, I aimed my camera and got one shot.
    • In his own work he's now studying large Venezuelan bombardiers to learn how the insects aim their weapons and to understand more about the glands involved.
    • They aim the camera toward the top of the distant clouds.
    • You load the weapon, you aim the weapon and you pull the trigger.
    • If I want the moviegoer to look somewhere, I just aim the camera on that place.
    • I did have the compulsion, though to aim the camera towards the side of the room where the beds were.
    • I've never been very good at archery, but it helps with learning how to aim any weapon.
    • It will be like aiming a gun when the intent is not to pull the trigger.
    • Josie aims the gun, but before she can fire it again, the driver of the boat screams at her.
    • It tool several minutes to fill, all the while Eric stood, aiming his shotgun every which way.
  • 2

    (aspire)
    aspirar
    to aim for sth
    • Because actually your intention includes whatever you aim at achieving.
    • The same might be said of slow-moving animation that aims at portentous but achieves boring.
    • Rather than choosing between an ensemble of key performance criteria, manufacturers should aim at achieving them all.
    • The mechanical agent uses artificial intelligence techniques to aim at optimally achieving its goal.
    • More realistically, they aim at achieving a set of mutual benefits.
    • As patriots of our beloved country, we should contribute to the endeavors that aim at the safety and well-being of our country.
    • The website aims at getting grass-root voices on-line and seems to be achieving this aim.
    • Naturally we can take steps to preserve the Earth; we can aim at sustainability and undertake biological conservation, should we wish, but we have to be prepared to pay for it.
    • The move will certainly achieve what TV stunts aim for: a sudden surge in viewer interest.
    • They need lawyers who are prepared to aim at reconciliation, and none of that can be achieved by legislation.
    • The film is not attempting poignant comments on reality - it aims at grace and good humour.
    • Most of the eleven essays here aim at remedying that spiritual and theological misfortune.
    • The experiment aims at promoting a culture of peace among the youth.
    • It aims at stabilising the production of wine grapes and will improve the investment and export climate in the sector.
    • The contest aims at encouraging people to appreciate the nuances of nature and capture its beauty on film, he says.
    • This scheme aims at making building sites a safer working environment.
    • The program aims at providing the community with wider artistic experience in creating bamboo artwork.
    • The troupe aims at provocation and messages which make the audience, and themselves, really think.
    • The cameras were also aimed at helping to detect youth crime and anti-social behaviour at the troublespot.
    • As they are today, the missile talks should be aimed at accomplishing a variety of objectives.
  • 3

    (intend, plan)
    to aim to + inf querer + inf
    proponerse + inf

noun

  • 1

    (goal, object)
    objetivo masculine
    propósito masculine
    with the aim of -ing con la intención / el propósito de + inf
    her main aim in life is to get rich su principal objetivo es enriquecerse
    • she has no aim in life no tiene un norte / un objetivo en la vida
    • My hopes and desires and aims were to win this tournament.
    • That's part of being separate people, with different aims and desires.
    • Understand the aims and purposes of the Shari'ah as well as the resulting outcomes.
    • Clear aims and defined outcomes are essential and are likely to be helped by the involvement of lay people and NHS clinicians.
    • This is supposed to be a summary of the aims and purpose of the party in broad terms.
    • Their attitudes and aims determined the outcome of succession dispute, not merely who won, but what he acquired.
    • In General the Chamber is in agreement with the Draft Plan and its aims and objectives.
    • Behind intentions and conscious aims lie complex objective processes that shape the course of history.
    • Optimising quality of life before a timely, dignified, and peaceful death are the primary aims of palliative care.
    • The establishment of a common market has always been one of the primary aims of the EU, as stated in the Treaty of Rome.
    • Thus, one of the primary aims of education should be to train young people in virtue.
    • It maintains that one of the primary aims of the criminal law is the protection of fundamental social interests.
    • To a certain extent these have played an effective role in the last couple of decades towards the aims of conservation.
    • Participation and involvement are vital to the aims and goals of the Association.
    • Thus, one of the primary experimental aims has not been achieved.
    • The best thing we can do is to get the bills passed so that their aims and intent can be put into practice.
    • The aims, or goals and targets, would be set by the federal government.
    • Their narrow minded ideas and aims are a threat to the aspirations of this town.
    • All these worthy aims require active participation and the ready expression of ideas.
    • What it does is set out the EU's aims and goals much more clearly and tidies up the existing set of rules.
  • 2

    (with weapon)
    puntería feminine
    to miss one's aim errar el tiro
    • to have a good/poor aim tener buena/mala puntería
    • They showed us how to load the weapon and aim at the target.
    • The Pentagon plans to use them to improve the aim of missiles and provide better navigation for warplanes and ground troops.
    • Currently, the aim was targeted at the closed hangar bay door.
    • My aim was perfect with that piece of equipment.
    • A faint round of applause built up around him, as some of the younger boys had gathered around to watch the mysterious stranger with the perfect aim.
    • My aim is not yet perfected, so it took me five bullets.
    • It was a perfect aim and there was no way he would miss.
    • Perfect aim can be negated with a poor hit on the cue ball.
    • She saw one and barely dodged it, the other one was too high to even touch her, but the last was a perfect aim, not to hit her, but to break the wire.
    • She arched her hand, stared at the bin and threw the can towards it in a perfect aim.
    • His aim was perfect at five hundred metres, a testament to the hours of practice he put himself through.
    • He couldn't see an inch in front of his nose, even with his expert eyesight fit for a perfect aim.
    • Knowing this, Jennings took direct aim at the doctor's head.
    • His finger convulsed on the trigger, even as he leveled the weapon for aim.
    • You can even take out police helicopters if you happen to have very good aim or the right weapon.
    • Then, with a perfect aim, she fired the gun.
    • The aim can be perfect, while a poor stroke causes the cueball to diverge off the intended path.
    • To hit such a difficult target takes steadiness of aim and cool judgment for the birds are over the guns and away in the distance in an instant, some flying at speeds of up to 70 mph.

There are 2 main translations of AIM in Spanish

: aim1AIM2

AIM2

noun

British
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