Aim in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is aim a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word aim is a Scrabble US word. The word aim is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

A1I1M3

Is aim a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word aim is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

A1I1M3

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Yes. The word aim is a Words With Friends word. The word aim is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 6 words from 'aim' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'aim'

AIM 5AMI 5

2 letters words from 'aim'

AI 2AM 4
MA 4MI 4

All 3 letters words made out of aim

aim iam ami mai ima mia

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word aim. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in aim.

Definitions and meaning of aim

aim

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eɪm/
  • Rhymes: -eɪm

Etymology 1

From Middle English amen, aimen, eimen (to guess at, to estimate, to aim), borrowed from Old French esmer, aesmer, asmer, from Latin ad- plus aestimare (to estimate), the compound perhaps being originally formed in Medieval Latin (adaestimare), perhaps in Old French.

Noun

aim (plural aims)

  1. The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, or object, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, such as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
  2. The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
  3. Intention or goal
    My number one aim in life is to make money to make my parents, siblings and kids happy.
    Synonyms: purpose, design, scheme
    • 1891, Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism
      There is no doubt at all that this is the future of machinery, and just as trees grow while the country gentleman is asleep, so while Humanity will be amusing itself, or enjoying cultivated leisure which, and not labour, is the aim of man - or making beautiful things, or reading beautiful things, or simply contemplating the world with admiration and delight, machinery will be doing all the necessary and unpleasant work.
  4. The ability of someone to aim straight; one's faculty for being able to hit a physical target
  5. (obsolete) Conjecture; guess.
Synonyms
  • (intention): aspiration, design, end, ettle, intention, mint, object, purpose, scheme, scope, tendency; See also Thesaurus:goal or Thesaurus:intention
Derived terms
  • aimless
  • take aim
Translations

Verb

aim (third-person singular simple present aims, present participle aiming, simple past and past participle aimed)

  1. (intransitive) To point or direct a missile, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it
  2. (intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive
  3. (transitive) To direct or point (e.g. a weapon), at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object
  4. (transitive) To direct (something verbal) towards a certain person, thing, or group
  5. (intransitive, obsolete) To guess or conjecture.
Usage notes
  • Sense 2. This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive. See Appendix:English catenative verbs
Derived terms
  • aim at
  • ready, aim, fire!
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

aim

  1. Initialism of America Online. AIM; AOL Instant Messenger.

Further reading

  • aim in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • aim in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

Anagrams

  • AMI, I am, I'm a, I'm a', I'm'a, I'ma, IAM, Ima, Ima', MAI, MIA, Mai, Mia, i'm'a, i'ma, ima, mai, mia

Estonian

Etymology

Of Finnic origin. Cognate to Finnish aimottaa.

Noun

aim (genitive aimu, partitive aimu)

  1. sense, idea of something, feeling
    Pole aimugi.
    I have no idea.

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to direct a course.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)