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