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Definition of Shoot

Verb: shoot (shot)  shoot

  1. Strike with a missile from a weapon
    - hit, pip
     
  2. Kill by firing a missile
    - pip
     
  3. Fire a shot
    "the gunman shot away";
    - blast
     
  4. (movie) make a film or photograph of something
    "shoot a movie";
    - film, take
     
  5. Send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
    "shoot a glance"
     
  6. Run or move very quickly or hastily
    "She shot into the yard";
    - dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, whip
     
  7. Move quickly and violently
    "The car shot down the street";
    - tear, shoot down, charge, buck, bomb [Brit], scream
     
  8. Throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
    "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
     
  9. (photography) record on photographic film
    "I shot the scene of the accident";
    - photograph, snap, photo
     
  10. Emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
    "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
     
  11. Cause a sharp and sudden pain in
    "The pain shot up her leg"
     
  12. Force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
    - inject
     
  13. Variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colours
    "shoot cloth"
     
  14. Throw dice, as in a crap game
     
  15. Spend frivolously and unwisely
    - fritter, frivol away, dissipate, fritter away, fool, fool away
     
  16. (sport) score
    "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
     
  17. Utter fast and forcefully
    "She shot back an answer"
     
  18. Measure the altitude of by using a sextant
    "shoot a star"
     
  19. Produce buds, branches, or germinate
    - spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon [archaic], burgeon forth, sprout, burgeon
     
  20. (medicine) give an injection to
    "We shot the glucose into the patient's vein";
    - inject
Noun: shoot  shoot
  1. A new branch
     
  2. The act of shooting at targets
    "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"

See also:
shoos
shootdown

Anagrams containing the word shoot

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