Synonyms of target in English:

target


See definition of target

noun

1‘the competitor must shoot targets at ranges of 75 to 200 yards’

SYNONYMS
mark, bullseye, goal, aim

2‘eagles can spot their targets from half a mile’

SYNONYMS
prey, quarry, game, kill, bag

3‘they exceeded their profit target last year’

SYNONYMS
objective, goal, object, aim, end, desired result
plan, purpose, intention, intent, design, aspiration, ambition, ideal, hope, desire, wish, holy grail

4‘they were the target for a wave of abuse from the press’

SYNONYMS
victim, butt, scapegoat, dupe, recipient, focus, object, subject, fair game, Aunt Sally

verb

1‘the two men were targeted by a gunman’

SYNONYMS
pick out, single out, select, choose, decide on, earmark, fix on
attack, aim at, fire at

2‘each product is targeted at a specific market’

SYNONYMS
aim, direct, level, intend, focus, position

Phrases

    on target

    1‘the Arsenal striker was bang on target’


    SYNONYMS

    accurate, precise, unerring, sure, true, on the mark

    British

    inch-perfect

    informal

    spot on

    2‘the project was back on target’


    SYNONYMS

    on schedule, on time, on track, on course