Definitions for shoot

Definitions for (noun) shoot

Main entry: shoot

Definition: the act of shooting at targets

Usage: they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

Main entry: shoot

Definition: a new branch

Definitions for (verb) shoot

Main entry: shoot, inject

Definition: give an injection to

Usage: We injected the glucose into the patient's vein

Main entry: germinate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, pullulate, sprout, spud, shoot

Definition: produce buds, branches, or germinate

Usage: the potatoes sprouted

Main entry: shoot

Definition: measure the altitude of by using a sextant

Usage: shoot a star

Main entry: shoot

Definition: utter fast and forcefully

Usage: She shot back an answer

Main entry: take, shoot, film

Definition: make a film or photograph of something

Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Main entry: shoot, snap, photograph

Definition: record on photographic film

Usage: I photographed the scene of the accident; She snapped a picture of the President

Main entry: shoot

Definition: score

Usage: shoot a basket; shoot a goal

Main entry: blast, shoot

Definition: fire a shot

Usage: the gunman blasted away

Main entry: hit, pip, shoot

Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Main entry: dissipate, shoot, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away

Definition: spend frivolously and unwisely

Usage: Fritter away one's inheritance

Main entry: shoot

Definition: throw dice, as in a crap game

Main entry: shoot

Definition: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors

Usage: shoot cloth

Main entry: shoot, inject

Definition: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

Usage: inject hydrogen into the balloon

Main entry: shoot

Definition: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

Usage: shoot craps; shoot a golf ball

Main entry: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

Definition: move quickly and violently

Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Main entry: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash

Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily

Usage: She dashed into the yard

Main entry: shoot

Definition: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly

Usage: shoot a glance

Main entry: shoot

Definition: cause a sharp and sudden pain in

Usage: The pain shot up her leg

Main entry: shoot, pip

Definition: kill by firing a missile

Main entry: shoot

Definition: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully

Usage: The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth

Visual thesaurus for shoot