Shoot - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of shooting at targets
- kill by firing a missile (syn: pip)
- fire a shot (syn: blast)
- make a film or photograph of something (syn: film, take)
- send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
- move quickly and violently (syn: buck, charge, shoot down, tear)
- throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
- record on photographic film (syn: photograph, snap)
- emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
- cause a sharp and sudden pain in
- force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing (syn: inject)
- variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
- throw dice, as in a crap game
- spend frivolously and unwisely (syn: dissipate, fool, fool away, fritter)
- utter fast and forcefully
- measure the altitude of by using a sextant
- produce buds, branches, or germinate (syn: bourgeon, germinate, pullulate, sprout, spud)
- give an injection to (syn: inject)
Does this gun shoot accurately?
He shot at the deer.
The enemy was shooting at the rescue helicopter.
She shot the arrow into the air.
I tried shooting a gun for the first time.
He shot a spitball into the girl's hair.
a stunt in which she was shot from a cannon
He shot two deer this hunting season.
The police shot the suspect in the leg.
She accidentally shot herself in the foot.
Small green shoots grew from the base of the tree.
She is currently on a movie shoot in London.
He was shot in the chest.
The castle tower has been shot away.
The lower part of his face was all shot away.
present participle: shooting
past tense: shot
past participle: shot