The definition of a target is an object or goal that is being aimed at.(noun)
An example of target is a bulls-eye.
Target is defined as to aim at something or someone in particular.(verb)
See target in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < MFr targette, dim. of targe, a shield < Frank *targa, akin to targe
See target in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, small targe
Origin: , from Old French targuete
Origin: , variant of targete
Origin: , diminutive of targe, light shield
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
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