Meaning : An anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.
His intent was to provide a new translation.
Good intentions are not enough.
It was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs.
He made no secret of his designs.
Meaning : The action of directing something at an object.
He took aim and fired.
Meaning : Direct (a remark) toward an intended goal.
She wanted to aim a pun.