Target in a sentence as a noun

If you target it late stage, you'll prevent further transmission but the human could still die.

I suspect they decrease it with smaller more targeted bombs vs prior more traditional larger bombs.

You want to target it early stage, preventing transmission AND protecting the human from symptoms.

This becomes very very hard when your target market is low on funds and often makes anti-self-interest choices.

I'm not sure HN is the target demographic, but it's a great service and customers love it, and VCs have poured money into because of that.

In a rush to applaud cleverness, Twitter seems to have lept to the conclusion that "clever attack" means "vulnerable target".

Computers run cryptographic hashes to find the 'winning' has which is less than the current difficulty target number.

" So now we are at the opposite side--the NSA can target your emails and listen to your phone calls, despite the aforementioned clarification they cannot.

Target in a sentence as a verb

Think of it this way: what if your target market was dominated by companies that charge way too much, are extremely inefficient, and are carrying a huge, ever-growing cost basis?

But the follow up clarifies in nearly identical language that the NSA is not listening/targeting "unless it's getting an individualized court order.

If it is said that the NSA cannot target emails and listen to phone calls, that is going to etch itself into the public consciousness that the technological apparatus required is not present.

But because it's all based on the same code base and runs against the same compatibility test suite, a developer like me can target many devices and many operating systems with a single code base.

There's more options available for media than there likely were when they first signed up for Netflix ... and if those competitors are smart, they'll target those customers to ensure they're aware of the alternatives.

Second, it attempts to not only target an individual as sexist, but often the male gender as a whole as being part of a "misogynistic boys-club", in turn implying that masculine identity itself is inherently wrong.

The President clarifies that--despite much of what campaign rhetoric made people believe he thought--his concern is not whether we should be enacting these intelligence gathering programs that target everyone and attempt to hide behind policy rules, not laws.

"Note that the initial court order although appearing to target the specific user demanded explicitly that Lavabit "shall furnish agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, forthwith, all information, facilities, and technical assistance necessary to accomplish the installation and use of the pen/trap device.

Target definitions


a reference point to shoot at; "his arrow hit the mark"

See also: mark


a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"

See also: prey quarry


the location of the target that is to be hit


sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

See also: butt


the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable); "the sole object of her trip was to see her children"

See also: object objective


intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; "He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"; "criticism directed at her superior"; "direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"

See also: place direct point