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Shoot (IPA: /ˈʃut/)


Shoot (n.)

An inclined plane, either artificial or natural, down which timber, coal, etc., are caused to slide; also, a narrow passage, either natural or artificial, in a stream, where the water rushes rapidly; esp., a channel, having a swift current, connecting the ends of a bend in the stream, so as to shorten the course.

Shoot (v. i.)

To let fly, or cause to be driven, with force, as an arrow or a bullet; -- followed by a word denoting the missile, as an object.

Shoot (v. i.)

To discharge, causing a missile to be driven forth; -- followed by a word denoting the weapon or instrument, as an object; -- often with off; as, to shoot a gun.

Shoot (v. i.)

To strike with anything shot; to hit with a missile; often, to kill or wound with a firearm; -- followed by a word denoting the person or thing hit, as an object.

Shoot (v. i.)

To send out or forth, especially with a rapid or sudden motion; to cast with the hand; to hurl; to discharge; to emit.

Shoot (v. i.)

To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; -- often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud.

Shoot (v. i.)

To plane straight; to fit by planing.

Shoot (v. i.)

To pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid or a bridge; to shoot a sand bar.

Shoot (v. i.)

To variegate as if by sprinkling or intermingling; to color in spots or patches.

Shoot (v. i.)

To cause an engine or weapon to discharge a missile; -- said of a person or an agent; as, they shot at a target; he shoots better than he rides.

Shoot (v. i.)

To discharge a missile; -- said of an engine or instrument; as, the gun shoots well.

Shoot (v. i.)

To be shot or propelled forcibly; -- said of a missile; to be emitted or driven; to move or extend swiftly, as if propelled; as, a shooting star.

Shoot (v. i.)

To penetrate, as a missile; to dart with a piercing sensation; as, shooting pains.

Shoot (v. i.)

To feel a quick, darting pain; to throb in pain.

Shoot (v. i.)

To germinate; to bud; to sprout.

Shoot (v. i.)

To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly.

Shoot (v. i.)

To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify.

Shoot (v. i.)

To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory.

Shoot (v. i.)

To move ahead by force of momentum, as a sailing vessel when the helm is put hard alee.

Shoot (n.)

The act of shooting; the discharge of a missile; a shot; as, the shoot of a shuttle.

Shoot (n.)

A young branch or growth.

Shoot (n.)

A rush of water; a rapid.

Shoot (n.)

A vein of ore running in the same general direction as the lode.

Shoot (n.)

A weft thread shot through the shed by the shuttle; a pick.

Shoot (n.)

A shoat; a young hog.

Shoot

New plant growth

Shoot

Professional wrestling term

Shoot

1976 American and Canadian film directed by Harvey Hart

Shoot

Magazine about advertising agencies

Shoot

UK football magazine

Shoot Synonyms

Flash Back, Scoot, Dash, Flash, Scud, Dart

Shoot Synonyms

Take, Film

Shoot Synonyms

Fritter Away, Dissipate, Fool Away, Fritter, Frivol Away, Fool

Shoot Synonyms

Hit, Pip

Shoot Synonyms

Inject

Shoot Synonyms

Inject

Shoot Synonyms

Snap, Photograph

Shoot Synonyms

Pip

Shoot Synonyms

Bourgeon, Pullulate, Spud, Sprout, Germinate, Burgeon Forth

Shoot Synonyms

Shoot Up, Shoot Down, Tear, Charge, Buck

SHOOT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Strap her on one time

SHOOT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Super Helium On-Orbit Transfer

SHOOT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Superfluid Helium On Orbit Transfer

SHOOT (Acronym / Abbreviation)

SUPERFLUID HELIUM ON-ORBIT TRANSFER

Shoot Rhymes

Bluett, Bluitt, Boot, Boote, Boutte, Brut, Brute, Bute, Butte, Chute, Clute, Coot, Coote, Crute, Cute, Fluet, Flute, Fruit, Groot, Hoot, Huett, Huette, Huitt, Juett, Jute, Klute, Knute, Loot, Lute, Moot, Mute, Newt, Nute, Pruett, Puett, Root, Route, Schuett, Schuette, Scoot, Shoot, Shute, Smoot, Stroot, Suit, Suitt, Thuot, Toot, Toote, Truett, Truitt, Tuite, Voute

Acute, Astute, Beabout, Bebout, Beirut, Cahoot, Cahouet, Caillouet, Commute, Compute, Degroote, Dilute, Dispute, Enroute, Garoutte, Impute, Macoute, Minute, Permute, Pollute, Pursuit, Recruit, Refute, Repute, Reroute, Salute, Uproot

Absolut, Disrepute, Subacute, Undilute


Shoot (Last Name / Surname)

Shoot is the #94,311 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 194 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Shoot in Spanish is Disparar

Tagalog Translation

Shoot in Tagalog is Bumaril

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after Ali G and his gang break into Downing Street) This is a terrorist attack, shoot on sight!" - Ali G Indahouse

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (Cleaner Pilot): What are you waiting for? Shoot them." - Underworld: Evolution

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Matt Gibson') Next time ,you shoot first .You owe me." - Saw 3D

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (while being held hostage by Rex) You shoot this prick! You shoot this prick right now!" - Horrible Bosses 2 (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [about to shoot Batman in Scarecrow's final mind game] Let's get this party started - with a bang!"" - The Joker


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