Definition of 'shoot'
- a new branch
- the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
- hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms: hit pip
- kill by firing a missile
- fire a shot
- make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
Synonyms: film take
- send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
- run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
Synonyms: dart dash scoot scud flash
- move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonyms: tear shoot down charge buck
- throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
- record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
Synonyms: photograph snap
- emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
- cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
- force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
- variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"
- throw dice, as in a crap game
- spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
Synonyms: fritter frivol away dissipate fritter away fool fool away
- score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
- utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
- measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
- produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
Synonyms: spud germinate pullulate bourgeon burgeon forth sprout
- give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"