Synonyms of shoot


1. shoot, sprout

usage: a new branch

2. shoot, shooting, shot

usage: the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"


1. shoot, hit, pip, injure, wound

usage: hit with a missile from a weapon

2. shoot, pip, kill

usage: kill by firing a missile

3. blast, shoot, fire, discharge

usage: fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"

4. film, shoot, take, record, enter, put down

usage: make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"

5. shoot, project, cast, contrive, throw

usage: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"

6. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"

7. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

8. shoot, hit

usage: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"

9. photograph, snap, shoot, record, enter, put down

usage: record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"

10. shoot, emit, give out, give off

usage: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"

11. shoot, ache, smart, hurt

usage: cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"

12. inject, shoot, insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce

usage: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

13. shoot, weave, interweave

usage: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"

14. shoot, throw

usage: throw dice, as in a crap game

15. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away, consume, squander, waste, ware

usage: spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"

16. shoot, score, hit, tally, rack up

usage: score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"

17. shoot, utter, emit, let out, let loose

usage: utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"

18. shoot, measure, mensurate, measure out

usage: measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"

19. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout, grow

usage: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"

20. inject, shoot, administer, dispense

usage: give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

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Definition and meaning of shoot (Dictionary)