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[()·()·]
mezasu
godan verb, transitive verb

Alternate Written Forms:

[()·()·]
mezasu
[()··]
mezasu

English Meaning(s) for 目指す

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to aim at (for, to do, to become); to try for; to have an eye on
  2. to go toward; to head for

Definition and Synonyms for 目指す

Draw A Bead On have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
Synonyms: 志す, 志向, 目指す
Purport propose or intend
Synonyms: 企てる, 志す, 志向, 意図, 目指す
Aim direct (a remark) toward an intended goal
Synonyms: 狙う, 目指す
Continue move ahead
Synonyms: 前進, 歩む, 目指す, 荒む, 進む, 進行
Continue travel onward in time or space
Synonyms: 前進, 歩む, 目指す, 荒む, 進む, 進行

Meanings for each kanji in 目指す

eye; class; look; insight; experience; care; favor Kanji Details »
finger; point to; indicate; put into; play (chess); measure (ruler) Kanji Details »

Categories 目指す is a member of

Plan have the will and intention to carry out some action
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Intend have in mind as a purpose
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Intend mean or intend to express or convey
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Go change location
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Conjugations for 目指す

masu stem
[()·()·]
mezashi
Negative stem
[()·()·]
mezasa
te-form
[()·()··]
mezashite
Negative te-form
[()·()····]
mezasanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[()·()···]
mezasanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()·]
mezasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()···]
mezasanai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()··]
mezashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasanakatta
Presumptive Form
[()·()··]
mezasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()····]
mezashimasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·()····]
mezashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·······]
mezashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[()·()·····]
mezashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()·····]
mezashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·······]
mezashitakunakatta
te-form
[()·()····]
mezashitakute
Negative te-form
[()·()······]
mezashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
[()·()···]
mezashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()·]
mezase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()····]
mezashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()··]
mezaseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[()·()····]
mezasanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezashitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()······]
mezasanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()··]
mezaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()···]
mezasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()··]
mezaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasenakatta
masu-stem
[()·()·]
mezase
te-form
[()·()··]
mezasete
Negative te-form
[()·()····]
mezasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()····]
mezasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·()····]
mezasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·······]
mezasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()····]
mezasarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()······]
mezasarenakatta
masu stem
[()·()··]
mezasare
te-form
[()·()···]
mezasarete
Negative te-form
[()·()·····]
mezasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()····]
mezasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()········]
mezasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()····]
mezasasenai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()···]
mezasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()······]
mezasasenakatta
masu stem
[()·()··]
mezasase
te-form
[()·()···]
mezasasete
Negative te-form
[()·()·····]
mezasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()····]
mezasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()········]
mezasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()······]
mezasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[()·()·····]
mezasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()········]
mezasaserarenakatta
masu stem
[()·()····]
mezasaserare
te-form
[()·()·····]
mezasaserarete
Negative te-form
[()·()·······]
mezasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[()·()······]
mezasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()·······]
mezasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[()·()·······]
mezasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[()·()··········]
mezasaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[()·()··]
mezasan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()··]
mezasazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()··]
mezasanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[()·()···]
mezasazaru

Sample Sentences for 目指す

They vote in secret, may seek public office, and may demand the removal of public officials who behave improperly.
We fought hard for victory.
I was never the likeliest candidate for this office. We didn't start with much money or many endorsements. Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington. It began in the backyards of Des Moines, and the living rooms of Concord, and the front porches of Charleston. It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.
All of these sports and many others are dominated by the human urge to aim at something.
We are aiming for an integrated development zone that combines business and industrial quarters.

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