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Synonyms for (noun) shoot

Synonyms: shoot Definition: the act of shooting at targets Usage: they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

Similar words: shooting, shot Definition: the act of firing a projectile Usage: his shooting was slow but accurate

Synonyms: shoot Definition: a new branch

Similar words: sprout Definition: any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud

Synonyms for (verb) shoot

Synonyms: shoot, inject Definition: give an injection to Usage: We injected the glucose into the patient's vein

Similar words: administer, dispense Definition: give or apply (medications)

Synonyms: germinate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, pullulate, sprout, spud, shoot Definition: produce buds, branches, or germinate Usage: the potatoes sprouted

Similar words: grow Definition: increase in size by natural process Usage: Corn doesn't grow here; In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees; her hair doesn't grow much anymore

Synonyms: shoot Definition: measure the altitude of by using a sextant Usage: shoot a star

Similar words: measure, measure out, mensurate Definition: determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of Usage: Measure the length of the wall

Synonyms: shoot Definition: utter fast and forcefully Usage: She shot back an answer

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: take, shoot, film Definition: make a film or photograph of something Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Similar words: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: shoot, snap, photograph Definition: record on photographic film Usage: I photographed the scene of the accident; She snapped a picture of the President

Similar words: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: shoot Definition: score Usage: shoot a basket; shoot a goal

Similar words: hit, tally, rack up, score Definition: gain points in a game Usage: The home team scored many times; He hit a home run; He hit .300 in the past season

Synonyms: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Similar words: fire, discharge Definition: cause to go off Usage: fire a gun; fire a bullet

Synonyms: hit, pip, shoot Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Similar words: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Synonyms: dissipate, shoot, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away Definition: spend frivolously and unwisely Usage: Fritter away one's inheritance

Similar words: consume, squander, waste, ware Definition: spend extravagantly Usage: waste not, want not

Synonyms: shoot Definition: throw dice, as in a crap game

Similar words: throw Definition: throw (a die) out onto a flat surface Usage: Throw a six

Synonyms: shoot Definition: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors Usage: shoot cloth

Similar words: weave, interweave Definition: interlace by or as if by weaving

Synonyms: shoot, inject Definition: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing Usage: inject hydrogen into the balloon

Similar words: insert, inclose, stick in, enclose, introduce, put in Definition: introduce Usage: Insert your ticket here

Synonyms: shoot Definition: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective Usage: shoot craps; shoot a golf ball

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge Definition: move quickly and violently Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Similar words: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Synonyms: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily Usage: She dashed into the yard

Similar words: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Synonyms: shoot Definition: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly Usage: shoot a glance

Similar words: cast, contrive, throw, project Definition: put or send forth Usage: She threw the flashlight beam into the corner; The setting sun threw long shadows; cast a spell; cast a warm light

Synonyms: shoot Definition: cause a sharp and sudden pain in Usage: The pain shot up her leg

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart Definition: be the source of pain

Synonyms: shoot, pip Definition: kill by firing a missile

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms: shoot Definition: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully Usage: The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth

Similar words: give off, give out, emit Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits