1. To aim or direct at; as of blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment; SYN. take, train, take aim, direct.
2. To direct (a remark) toward an intended goal.
3. To propose or intend; SYN. purpose, purport, propose.
4. Have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
5. Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
6. Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
7. Move into a desired direction of discourse
8. Point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
(Homonym: sight, site).
1. To quote, especially in writing.
2. To summon.
3. To issue a summons or a citation to.
To provoke or stir up; SYN. instigate, set off, stir up.
To provoke; to incite; to initiate; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions
(Irregular preterit, past participle: led).
1. To be ahead of others; be at the top; be the first.
2. To travel in front of; go in advance of others; SYN. head.
3. To pass or spend.
4. To take somebody somewhere; SYN. take, direct, conduct, guide.
5. To tend to or result in.
6. To cause to undertake a certain action.
1. To name the price of.
2. To repeat a passage from; SYN. cite.