"shoot" in the noun sense
a new branch
the act of shooting at targets
"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
"shoot" in the verb sense
1. shoot, hit, pip
hit with a missile from a weapon
2. shoot, pip
kill by firing a missile
3. blast, shoot
fire a shot
"the gunman blasted away"
4. film, shoot, take
make a film or photograph of something
"take a scene"
"shoot a movie"
send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
"shoot a glance"
6. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
run or move very quickly or hastily
"She dashed into the yard"
7. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck
move quickly and violently
"The car tore down the street"
"He came charging into my office"
throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
"shoot a golf ball"
9. photograph, snap, shoot
record on photographic film
"I photographed the scene of the accident"
"She snapped a picture of the President"
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"
12. inject, shoot
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
"inject hydrogen into the balloon"
variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
throw dice, as in a crap game
15. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away
spend frivolously and unwisely
"Fritter away one's inheritance"
"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"
19. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout
produce buds, branches, or germinate
"the potatoes sprouted"
20. inject, shoot
give an injection to
"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
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