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shoot - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shoot

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(noun) a new branch
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(noun) the act of shooting at targets
Example Sentence
  • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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(verb) hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms : hit , pip

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(verb) kill by firing a missile
Synonyms : pip

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(verb) fire a shot
Synonyms : blast
Example Sentence
  • the gunman blasted away

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(verb) make a film or photograph of something
Synonyms : film , take
Example Sentence
  • take a scene
  • shoot a movie

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(verb) send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
Example Sentence
  • shoot a glance

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(verb) run or move very quickly or hastily
Synonyms : dart , dash , flash , scoot , scud
Example Sentence
  • She dashed into the yard

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(verb) move quickly and violently
Synonyms : buck , charge , shoot down , tear
Example Sentence
  • The car tore down the street
  • He came charging into my office

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(verb) throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
Example Sentence
  • shoot craps
  • shoot a golf ball

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(verb) record on photographic film
Synonyms : photograph , snap
Example Sentence
  • I photographed the scene of the accident
  • She snapped a picture of the President

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(verb) emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
Example Sentence
  • The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth

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(verb) cause a sharp and sudden pain in
Example Sentence
  • The pain shot up her leg

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(verb) force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
Synonyms : inject
Example Sentence
  • inject hydrogen into the balloon

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(verb) variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
Example Sentence
  • shoot cloth

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(verb) throw dice, as in a crap game
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(verb) spend frivolously and unwisely
Example Sentence
  • Fritter away one's inheritance

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(verb) score
Example Sentence
  • shoot a basket
  • shoot a goal

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(verb) utter fast and forcefully
Example Sentence
  • She shot back an answer

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(verb) measure the altitude of by using a sextant
Example Sentence
  • shoot a star

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(verb) produce buds, branches, or germinate
Example Sentence
  • the potatoes sprouted

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(verb) give an injection to
Synonyms : inject
Example Sentence
  • We injected the glucose into the patient's vein

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shoot

"Bamboo shoots" is a well-known Chinese restuarant in Bangalore.
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by prksandeep

SHOOT or BOLT is to move very quickly.
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by pushpa_edit

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