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Definition of "targets" []

  • An object or area at which an archer or marksman aims, usually a round flat surface marked with concentric rings (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Any point or area aimed at; the object of an attack or a takeover bid (noun)
  • A fixed goal or objective (noun)
  • A person or thing at which an action or remark is directed or the object of a person's feelings (noun)
  • A joint of lamb consisting of the breast and neck (noun)
  • A marker on which sights are taken, such as the sliding marker on a levelling staff (noun)
  • (formerly) a small round shield (noun)
  • A substance, object, or system subjected to bombardment by electrons or other particles, or to irradiation (noun)
  • An electrode in a television camera tube whose surface, on which image information is stored, is scanned by the electron beam (noun)
  • An object to be detected by the reflection of a radar or sonar signal, etc (noun)
  • To make a target of (verb)
  • To direct or aim (verb)
  • Plural form of target. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of target. (verb)

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Use "targets" in a sentence
  • "One of their main targets is Dale Barbara ( "Barbie" to friends, "Baaaarbie" to his taunting enemies), an ex-military man who is just looking for the simple life of a short-order cook until the dome interrupts his plans."
  • "The Word targets our feelings through what I call “Aha!” experiences."
  • "Did he in his conversations with the Prime Minister he used the term targets?"
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