target - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb [transitive] 

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/ˈtɑː(r)ɡɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theytarget
he/she/ittargets
present participletargeting
past tensetargeted
past participletargeted
  1. 1
    to intend or to try to attack someone or something
    1. a.
      to aim a bomb or weapon at someone or something

      Nuclear missiles will no longer be targeted on these cities.