HyperDic: shoot

English > 22 senses of the word shoot:
VERBcompetitionshoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
socialshoot, pipkill by firing a missile
competitionshoot, blastfire a shot
communicationshoot, film, takemake a film or photograph of something
motionshootsend forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
motionshoot, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flashrun or move very quickly or hastily
motionshoot, tear, shoot down, charge, buckmove quickly and violently
contactshootthrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
communicationshoot, photograph, snaprecord on photographic film
weathershootemit / emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
perceptionshootcause a sharp and sudden pain in
contactshoot, injectforce or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
contactshootvariegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
contactshootthrow dice, as in a crap game
consumptionshoot, fritter, frivol away, dissipate, fritter away, fool, fool awayspend frivolously and unwisely
competitionshootscore
communicationshootutter fast and forcefully
cognitionshootmeasure the altitude of by using a sextant
changeshoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sproutproduce buds, branches, or germinate
bodyshoot, injectgive an injection to
NOUNplantshoota new branch
actshootthe act of shooting at targets
shoot > pronunciation
Soundsshuw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > shoot: 22 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA new branch.
NarrowersuckerA shoot arising from a plant's roots
tillerA shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass
BroadersproutAny new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
Spanishbrote, retoño, vástago
Verbsshootproduce buds, branches, or germinate
English > shoot: 22 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of shooting at targets.
Example"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
Narrowerskeet, skeet shooting, trapshootingThe sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
Broadershooting, shotThe act of firing a projectile
Verbsshootfire a shot
shoothit with a missile from a weapon
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninghit with a missile from a weapon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshit, pip
Entailed bymachine gunShoot with a machine gun
Narrowergrassshoot down, of birds
gun downstrike down or shoot down
kneecapshoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Similar toblast, shootFire a shot
shoot, pipkill by firing a missile
strike, hitmake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
Spanishacertar, derribar, disparar, pegar
Catalandisparar, ferir, pegar
Nounsshootthe act of shooting at targets
shootera person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot / shoot / shoot)
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningkill by firing a missile.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to shoot the prisoners
Synonympip
NarrowerflightShoot a bird in flight
pick offShoot one by one
BroaderkillCause to die
Similar toshoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
Spanishdisparar
Catalandisparar
Nounsshootera person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot / shoot / shoot)
shootera professional killer who uses a gun
shootingkilling someone by gunfire
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningFire a shot.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymblast
Entailed byundershootShoot short of or below (a target)
Narrowerblaze away, blazeShoot rapidly and repeatedly
gunShoot with a gun
open fire, firestart firing a weapon
overshootShoot beyond or over (a target)
pumpdeliver forth
sharpshoot, snipeaim and shoot with great precision
Broaderfire, dischargeCause to go off
Similar toshoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
Spanishdisparar, tirar
Catalandisparar, ferir, tirar
Nounsshootthe act of shooting at targets
shootera person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot / shoot / shoot)
shootingthe act of firing a projectile
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake a film or photograph of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue shoot the movie
Example "shoot a movie"
Synonymsfilm, take
Categorymovie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flickA form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
Narrowerreshootshoot again
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
Similar tophotograph, snap, shootrecord on photographic film
Spanishfilmar, rodar
Catalanfilmar, rodar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningSend forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"shoot a glance"
Broaderproject, cast, contrive, throwput or send forth
Spanishdisparar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 6, motion
MeaningRun or move very quickly or hastily.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdart, dash, scoot, scud, flash
Narrowerplungedash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
Similar totear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckMove quickly and violently
Spanishdisparar, echarse
Catalanapressar-se, disparar, llançar-se, precipitar-se
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningMove quickly and violently.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstear, shoot down, charge, buck
NarrowerripMove precipitously or violently
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
See alsoshoot uprise dramatically
Similar todart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
Spanisharrancar, arremeter, cargar, despedir, disparar, sacudirse
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningThrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "shoot craps"
  • "shoot a golf ball"
NarrowerbirdieShoot in one stroke under par
bogeyTo shoot in one stroke over par
breakmake the opening shot that scatters the balls
carommake a carom
chipPlay a chip shot
double bogeyTo shoot two strokes over par
dunkmake a dunk shot, in basketball
eagle, double birdieShoot two strokes under par
knuckleShoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Spanishlanzar, tirar
Catalanllançar, llençar, tirar
Nounsshootera large marble used for shooting in the game / game of marbles
shooter(sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 9, communication
Meaningrecord on photographic film.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsphotograph, snap
Categoryphotography, picture takingThe act of taking and printing photographs
Narrowerretakephotograph again
x-rayTake an x-ray of something or somebody
Broaderrecord, enter, put downmake a record of
Similar tofilm, shoot, takemake a film or photograph of something
Spanishfotografiar
Catalanfotografiar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 10, weather
Meaningemit / emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderemit, give out, give offgive off, send forth, or discharge
Spanisharrojar
Catalantreure
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 11, perception
MeaningCause a sharp and sudden pain in.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Broaderache, smart, hurtBe the source of pain
Spanishpunzar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 12, contact
MeaningForce or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
ModelThey shoot the fruit with a chemical; They shoot a chemical into the fruit
Synonyminject
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Similar toinject, shootGive an injection to
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 13, contact
Meaningvariegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"shoot cloth"
Broaderweave, interweaveInterlace by or as if by weaving
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 14, contact
MeaningThrow dice, as in a crap game.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderthrowThrow (a die) out onto a flat surface
Nounsshootera gambler who throws dice in the game / game of craps
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 15, consumption
Meaningspend frivolously and unwisely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfritter, frivol away, dissipate, fritter away, fool, fool away
Entailsconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishderrochar, dilapidar, disipar, disparar, malgastar, prodigar
Catalandisparar, dissipar, malgastar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 16, competition
Meaningscore.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "shoot a basket"
  • "shoot a goal"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderscore, hit, tally, rack upgain points in a game / game / game
Spanishdisparar, marcar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 17, communication
MeaningUtter fast and forcefully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 18, cognition
MeaningMeasure the altitude of by using a sextant.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"shoot a star"
Broadermeasure, mensurate, measure outDetermine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
Spanishdisparar
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 19, change
Meaningproduce buds, branches, or germinate.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsspud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout
Broadergrowincrease in size by natural process
Similar togerminateCause to grow or sprout
Spanishbrotar, germinar, nacer, pulular
Catalanapuntar, brollar, brostar, brotar, créixer, germinar, grillar, nàixer, néixer, rebrollar, rebrostar, rebrotar, rellucar, treure
Nounsshoota new branch
English > shoot: 22 senses > verb 20, body
MeaningGive an injection to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something
Synonyminject
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Narrowerimmunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinatePerform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation
infuseintroduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes
Broaderadminister, dispenseGive or apply (medications)
Similar toinject, shootForce or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
Spanishdar una inyección, introducir, inyectar
Catalaninjectar, introduir

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