Definitions For Target

noun

  • Sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at
  • The goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
  • A reference point to shoot at
  • The location of the target that is to be hit
  • A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
  • Something that you are trying to do or achieve
  • A place, thing, or person at which an attack is aimed
  • The person or group that someone is trying to influence, sell something to, etc.

verb

  • Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • To aim an attack at someone or something
  • To direct an action, message, etc., at someone or something

Is Target a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
8

The word Target is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Target in a Sentence

  • Our target amount for the fund-raiser is $2,500.
  • They set a target date of May 31.
  • Planes struck at key military targets.
  • Drugs that target cancer cells

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