aim to

aim to

Try or intend to do something, as in We aim to please, or She aims to fly to California. This term derives from aim in the sense of "direct the course of something," such as an arrow or bullet. [Colloquial; c. 1600]
See also: aim
References in classic literature ?
Let him act like the clever archers who, designing to hit the mark which yet appears too far distant, and knowing the limits to which the strength of their bow attains, take aim much higher than the mark, not to reach by their strength or arrow to so great a height, but to be able with the aid of so high an aim to hit the mark they wish to reach.
It will be my aim to remove the obstacles from your progress in as compendious a manner as it can be done, without sacrificing utility to despatch.
It has been my aim to make the character of "Magdalen," which personifies this struggle, a pathetic character even in its perversity and its error; and I have tried hard to attain this result by the least obtrusive and the least artificial of all means -- by a resolute adherence throughout to the truth as it is in Nature.
Sheldon aimed at the centre of his chest, then deliberately shifted the aim to his right shoulder, and, with the thought, "That will put him out of business," pulled the trigger.
Included in this new client are a mobile dashboard to set up AIM to forward instant messages to the user's cell phone and an expanded Buddy List[R] feature to add up to 1,000 buddies.
He will provide the type of leadership, continuity and direction for the association that will enable AIM to continue to successfully address the many opportunities and challenges within our industry," states Mr.
Invitations can be sent to any desired participant via AIM to a PC, via AIM and SMS to a PDA or cellular phone, and via any telephone number entered by the host.
Belko and James Smith were designated by AIM to handle the SBCERA portfolio.
This allows large Web sites to use AIM to drive subscriptions, increase customer retention, speed communications, increase transactions, enhance service and save on communications costs," Smith added.
Sachnowitz brings more than a decade of large-cap growth management experience at AIM to his new role with AIM Weingarten Fund, AIM's most recognized large-cap growth fund.
Following general agreement on an initial proposal, IMPALA mandated AIM to negotiate with Napster on behalf of its independent label members throughout Europe.
These marketing transactions have become incredibly data-intensive; the new collaboration with Network Appliance will allow AIM to efficiently store its burgeoning fan database.
net -- will be able to upgrade their co-branded versions of AIM to benefit their consumers who have joined the AIM community through these partnerships.
Judy has been the cornerstone of AIM's efforts to accommodate the complex needs of a company that has grown from fewer than 20 employees when she began at AIM to more than 2,100 today," said Robert H.
By joining INVESCO at The Richards Group, AIM gains combined media power and consolidated resources with which to leverage agency knowledge of the industry," said Marilyn Miller, AIM senior vice president of retail marketing, "With our plans to launch a new campaign in the fourth quarter of 1999, we believe that now is the best time for AIM to make a change.