What does the word target mean?

Usage examples for target

  1. One could see that he was entire master of the rifle, and a trick which always brought rounds of applause was the hitting of a target while standing with his back to it, simply by the aid of a mirror held at the butt of his rifle. – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  2. On the other hand, I couldn't think of anything I had done since I had met the rest of you that would make me a target for death." – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. The first bow I used at target weighed forty pounds. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope