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Search phrase: aim

Plays

 37 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Midsummer Night's DreamMND II.i.157Cupid all armed. A certain aim he tookCupid all arm'd; a certaine aime he tooke
All's Well That Ends WellAW II.i.156Myself against the level of mine aim,My selfe against the leuill of mine aime,
All's Well That Ends WellAW III.ii.110Fly with false aim, move the still-piecing airFly with false ayme, moue the still-peering aire
Antony and CleopatraAC IV.xiv.71.1Though enemy, lost aim and could not?(Though Enemy) lost ayme, and could not.
As You Like ItAYL II.i.34That from the hunter's aim had ta'en a hurtThat from the Hunters aime had tane a hurt,
CoriolanusCor I.ii.23We shall be shortened in our aim, which wasWe shalbe shortned in our ayme, which was
HamletHam IV.v.9The hearers to collection. They aim at it,The hearers to Collection; they ayme at it,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.123That arrows fled not swifter toward their aimThat Arrowes fled not swifter toward their ayme,
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.i.149Which princes, fleshed with conquest, aim to hit.Which Princes, flesh'd with Conquest, ayme to hit.
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.i.79With a near aim, of the main chance of thingsWith a neere ayme, of the maine chance of things,
Henry IV Part 22H4 III.ii.259enemy – the foeman may with as great aim level at theEnemie, the foe-man may with as great ayme leuell at the
Henry VH5 I.ii.186To which is fixed as an aim or butt,To which is fixed as an ayme or butt,
Henry VI Part 11H6 I.iv.4Howe'er unfortunate I missed my aim.How e're vnfortunate, I miss'd my ayme.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.i.8Here stand we both, and aim we at the best;Heere stand we both, and ayme we at the best:
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.68Your highness aims at, if I aim aright.Your Highnesse aymes at, if I ayme aright.
Henry VI Part 33H6 III.ii.69To tell thee plain, I aim to lie with thee.To tell thee plaine, I ayme to lye with thee.
Henry VI Part 33H6 IV.i.124Not I; my thoughts aim at a further matter.Not I: / My thoughts ayme at a further matter:
Henry VIIIH8 III.i.138Madam, you wander from the good we aim at.Madam, you wander from the good / We ayme at.
Henry VIIIH8 V.iii.118The chief aim of his honour, and, to strengthenThe cheefe ayme of his Honour, and to strengthen
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.162What you would work me to, I have some aim:What you would worke me too, I haue some ayme:
Julius CaesarJC I.iii.52Even in the aim and very flash of it.Euen in the ayme, and very flash of it.
King JohnKJ II.i.196It ill beseems this presence to cry aimIt ill beseemes this presence to cry ayme
MacbethMac II.iii.140Is to avoid the aim. Therefore to horse,Is to auoid the ayme. Therefore to Horse,
Much Ado About NothingMA III.ii.86hereafter, and aim better at me by that I now willhereafter, and ayme better at me by that I now will
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.235But if all aim but this be levelled false,But if all ayme but this be leuelld false,
OthelloOth I.iii.6As in these cases where the aim reports(As in these Cases where the ayme reports,
PericlesPer I.ii.8Whose aim seems far too short to hit me here.Whose arme seemes farre too short to hit me here,
Richard IIIR3 III.ii.45But canst thou guess that he doth aim at it?But canst thou guesse, that he doth ayme at it?
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.89To be the aim of every dangerous shot;To be the ayme of euery dangerous Shot;
The Comedy of ErrorsCE III.ii.63My food, my fortune, and my sweet hope's aim,My foode, my fortune, and my sweet hopes aime;
The Merchant of VeniceMV I.i.150As I will watch the aim, or to find bothAs I will watch the ayme: Or to finde both,
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.ii.40proceedings all my neighbours shall cry aim.proceedings all my neighbors shall cry aime.
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW III.iv.18.1That now I aim at.That now I ayme at.
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.i.28But, fearing lest my jealous aim might err,But fearing lest my iealous ayme might erre,
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG V.iv.102Behold her that gave aim to all thy oaths,Behold her, that gaue ayme to all thy oathes,
Titus AndronicusTit V.iii.148But, gentle people, give me aim awhile,But gentle people, giue me ayme a-while,
Troilus and CressidaTC I.iii.15Bias and thwart, not answering the aimBias and thwart, not answering the ayme:

Poems

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
A Lover's ComplaintLC.310 Could 'scape the hail of his all-hurting aim, Could scape the haile of his all hurting ayme,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.141 The aim of all is but to nurse the life The ayme of all is but to nourse the life,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.143 And in this aim there is such thwarting strife And in this ayme there is such thwarting strife,
The Rape of LucreceLuc.579 End thy ill aim before thy shoot be ended; End thy ill ayme, before thy shoote be ended.
Venus and AdonisVen.400 His other agents aim at like delight? His other agents ayme at like delight?
Venus and AdonisVen.942 Mistakes that aim, and cleaves an infant's heart. Mistakes that aime, and cleaues an infants hart.

Glossary

 128 result(s).
affectcultivate, aim at, seek out
aimguess, conjecture, surmise
aim[archery] show applause, shout approval [of]
aimguess, conjecture, surmise
aimtarget, object, goal
aimjudge, consider, rate
aim[archery] guide one's efforts, help one's aim
aio teI proclaim that you, the descendant of Aeacus, can conquer the Romans; or: I proclaim that the Romans can conquer you, the descendant of Aeacus
Amaimon, Amamon[pron: a'miymon, a'mamon] in Christian tradition, the name of a devil
assuranceclaim, title, securing [of]
baseutter with bass voice, proclaim resonantly
bass, baseutter with bass voice, proclaim resonantly
Bayard[pron: 'bayahd] magic horse given by Charlemagne to Rinaldo (Renaud), one of the four sons of Aimon; a symbol of blind recklessness
bendaim, direct, level, turn
bespeakspeak for, arrange for, claim
blazeproclaim, divulge, make known
blazonproclaim, display [as in a coat-of-arms]
blazoningpraising, proclaiming, boasting
bragboast, bragging claim
branchlessmaimed, disfigured, cut down
bruitreport, announce, proclaim
buttgoal, aim, target [as in archery]
callmake a call on, claim repayment of
challengeclaim, demand, assertion
challengedemand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
challengerclaimant
claimdemand for service
cryshow to be true, proclaim, announce in public [by]
cryspeak loudly, shout out, proclaim
cryacclaim, shout of approval
demandcondition, request, claim
demandask for, claim
denouncedeclare, proclaim, announce
disclaimdisown, repudiate, renounce [connection with]
disclaimingrepudiation, disowning, disavowal [of]
divulgeproclaim, reveal, make publicly known
driftplan, intention, aim
driveshoot, strike at, aim blows at
emblazeproclaim publicly, set forth [as on a coat-of-arms]
endpurpose, aim, design
entitle, intitlehave a rightful claim [to]
entitule, intitulehave a rightful claim, furnish with a title
exclaimdecry, cry out against, rail at
exclaimaccuse, blame, denounce [loudly]
exclaimexclamation, outcry, protest
exclaimcomplain, protest, make an outcry
followaim at, relate to, pertain to
giveproclaim, announce, herald
hand-in-handclaiming equality, equally balanced
hitagree, be in accord; or: strive, aim
intentintention, purpose, aim
interessadmit, give a share, lay claim
interestvalid claim [on], rights of possession [to]
intitlehave a rightful claim [to]
lackeymove about aimlessly [as does a lackey]
laymake a claim, establish a position
levelaim, direct, target
level[archery] direct aim, target, range
levelaim for, have as a target
levelledtargetted, directed, aimed
maimwound, injury, mutilation
maimmake powerless, undermine, subvert
maimedincomplete, deficient, wanting
mainmaim, cripple
marktarget, goal, aim
markreach, aim, range
meteaim, level
mistress(bowls) the jack - the smaller bowl at which the players aim
mopeact aimlessly, be in a daze, wander about
namerightful claimant, legitimate authority
nick[unclear meaning] cut through, maim; do out of, cheat of; mark with foolishness
objectionoffer, proposal, claim
overshoot[miss a target by shooting too high] go astray in aim, wide of the mark
playplay guns on, aim at; also: torment
pleaclaim, argument, issue
pointaim, purpose, culmination
point-blankstraight, with a direct aim
pray in aid[legal] claim the assistance of someone who has a shared interest in a defence action
prejudicialdamaging to one's rights, tending to invalidate a claim
prescriptionlegal claim founded on long use
pretendclaim, avow, profess
pretenderclaimant, suitor, wooer
proclaimofficially declare to be an outlaw
proclaimdenounce, make one's wickedness known
proclaimedpublicly declared [as an outlaw], announced by proclamation
professpractise, pursue, claim knowledge of
pronounceproclaim, officially declare, announce
protestmake protestation, avow, affirm, proclaim
provejustify [one's] claim, establish
publishedproclaimed, publicly announced
purposeintention, aim, plan
putdemand, compel, claim
putpresent a claim, put in a bid
quarrelcause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
raimentclothing, clothes, dress
reclaimwin back, bring back
reclaimsubdue, tame, make obedient
reportacclamation, acclaim, commendation
requiredemand, claim, insist on
rightjust claim, rights, title
sayproclaim, announce, declare
scarwound, disfigure, maim
scopegoal, prospect, purpose, aim
shapelessaimless, without guidance, desultory
shout forthacclaim, hail, welcome with shouts
simularpretender, hypocrite, false claimant
singdeclaim in verse
soundcry out, declare, proclaim
speakproclaim, show, reveal
studyaim, object, purpose
subscribewrite one down as, proclaim to be
taxationdemand for money, financial claim
tirehead-dress, ornament for the head, raiment
title[legal] right, claim, entitlement
titlerperson asserting a right, claimant
traverse[unclear meaning] take aim, about turn
trytry for, aim at, aspire to
unreclaimedunreformed, uncorrected, untamed
vauntboast, bragging claim
ventutter, express, air, proclaim
voicetalk about, acclaim, praise
volleyutter, express, proclaim
whoopingexclaiming, excited shouting
workingaim, endeavour, performance
writeclaim, bear, exhibit
writecall oneself, claim to be
wrongwrong-doing, wrongful gain, unjust claim
yawn[Q2 variant of 'aim'] open wide, gape

Thesaurus

 119 result(s).
acclaimvoice
acclaimcry
acclaimreport
acclaimshout forth
act aimlesslymope
aimmark
aimend
aimmete
aimmark
aimworking
aimdrift
aimintent
aimhit
aimbutt
aimlevel
aimbend
aimstudy
aimscope
aimpoint
aimpurpose
aim atplay
aim atfollow
aim ataffect
aim attry
aim blowsdrive
aim forlevel
aim, direct [in archery]level
aim, go astray inovershoot
aim, help one's [in archery]aim
aim, taketraverse
aim, with a directpoint-blank
aimedlevelled
aimlessshapeless
aimlessly, actmope
aimlessly, move aboutlackey
assistance, claimpray in aid
astray in aim, goovershoot
blows, aimdrive
bragging claimbrag
bragging claimvaunt
claimplea
claimput
claimbespeak
claimrequire
claimquarrel
claimobjection
claimpretend
claimassurance
claimdemand
claimdemand
claimwrite
claimtitle
claimchallenge
claimchallenge
claim assistancepray in aid
claim founded on long use, legalprescription
claim knowledgeprofess
claim repayment ofcall
claim to bewrite
claim, financialtaxation
claim, have a rightfulentitule, intitule
claim, justright
claim, layinteress
claim, make alay
claim, present aput
claim, unjustwrong
claim, validinterest
claimantpretender
claimanttitler
claimantchallenger
claimant, falsesimular
claiming equalityhand-in-hand
declaim in versesing
direct aim [in archery]level
equality, claiminghand-in-hand
exclaimingwhooping
false claimantsimular
financial claimtaxation
just claimright
justify [one's] claimprove
knowledge, claimprofess
lay claiminteress
level [aim]mete
level [aim]bend
maimmain
maimnick
maimscar
maimedbranchless
move about aimlessly [as does a lackey]lackey
present a claimput
proclaimpronounce
proclaimprotest
proclaimblaze
proclaimspeak
proclaimsay
proclaimdivulge
proclaimdenounce
proclaimvolley
proclaimvent
proclaimcry
proclaimcry
proclaimblazon
proclaimgive
proclaimbruit
proclaimsound
proclaim publiclyemblaze
proclaim resonantlybass, base
proclaim to besubscribe
proclaimedpublished
proclaimingblazoning
publicly proclaimemblaze
raimenttire
repayment, claimcall
resonantly proclaimbass, base
rightful claim, have aentitule, intitule
rightful claimantname
unjust claimwrong
valid claiminterest
verse, declaim insing

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Ly....iv.4 howe’er unfortunate i missed my aim willing h8 iv.ii.130 most wil...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...us to laertes] for the apparel oft proclaim s the man apparel (v.)arrant (adj.)downr...
...2, (adj.)intent (n.)intention, purpose, aim aw i.iii.213 [countess to helena] had yo...
...resently (adv.) 2purpose (n.)intention, aim , plankl i.iv.235 [gonerill to lear] und...

Words Families

 2 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
AIMBASICaim n, aim v
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