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)
- move quickly and violently (syn: buck, charge, shoot down, tear)
- throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
shoot a golf ball
- 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
- spend frivolously and unwisely (syn: dissipate, fool, fool away, fritter)
shoot a goal
- measure the altitude of by using a sextant
- 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.
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.
The soldier avoided military duty by shooting off one of his toes.
present participle: shooting
past tense: shot
past participle: shot