Synonyms for (noun) shot

Synonyms: blastoff, shot

Definition: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

Similar words: rocket firing, rocket launching

Definition: the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power


Synonyms: shooting, shot

Definition: the act of firing a projectile

Usage: his shooting was slow but accurate

Similar words: actuation, propulsion

Definition: the act of propelling


Synonyms: stroke, shot

Definition: (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

Usage: it took two strokes to get out of the bunker; a good shot requires good balance and tempo; he left me an almost impossible shot

Similar words: maneuver, manoeuvre, play

Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill

Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop


Synonyms: injection, shot

Definition: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

Usage: the nurse gave him a flu shot

Similar words: medical aid, medical care

Definition: professional treatment for illness or injury


Synonyms: stab, shot

Definition: informal words for any attempt or effort

Usage: he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: shot

Definition: an attempt to score in a game

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: shot

Definition: a blow hard enough to cause injury

Usage: he is still recovering from a shot to his leg; I caught him with a solid shot to the chin

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: shot, pellet

Definition: a solid missile discharged from a firearm

Usage: the shot buzzed past his ear

Similar words: projectile, missile

Definition: a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled


Synonyms: shot

Definition: an explosive charge used in blasting

Similar words: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge

Definition: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time

Usage: this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains


Synonyms: shot

Definition: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put

Usage: he trained at putting the shot

Similar words: sports equipment

Definition: equipment needed to participate in a particular sport


Synonyms: snap, snapshot, shot

Definition: an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

Usage: my snapshots haven't been developed yet; he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

Similar words: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture

Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material


Synonyms: dead reckoning, shot, guess, guessing, guesswork

Definition: an estimate based on little or no information

Similar words: idea, estimate, estimation, approximation

Definition: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

Usage: an estimate of what it would cost; a rough idea how long it would take


Synonyms: shot, scene

Definition: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Similar words: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture

Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material


Synonyms: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe

Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Similar words: input, remark, comment

Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information

Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account


Synonyms: shooter, shot

Definition: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

Usage: he is a crack shot; a poor shooter

Similar words: expert

Definition: a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully


Synonyms: shot, nip

Definition: a small drink of liquor

Usage: he poured a shot of whiskey

Similar words: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude


Synonyms: shot, crack

Definition: a chance to do something

Usage: he wanted a shot at the champion

Similar words: chance, opportunity

Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (adjective) shot

Synonyms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot

Definition: varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

Usage: changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: having striking color

Usage: colorful autumn leaves