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  Words related to shoot

Related / Similar Words: inject, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout, film, take, photograph, snap, hit, pip, fritter, frivol away, dissipate, fritter away, fool, fool away, tear, shoot down, charge, buck, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash

 

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

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    See Also: shoot up, cut back, flash back

     

    Hyponyms: skeet, skeet shooting, trapshooting, sucker, tiller, infuse, immunize, immunise, inoculate, vaccinate, reshoot, retake, x-ray, blaze away, blaze, overshoot, sharpshoot, snipe, open fire, fire, gun, pump, gun down, grass, kneecap, dunk, break, chip, carom, birdie, double birdie, double bogey, bogey, knuckle, rip, plunge, flight, pick off

     

    Grouped Verbs: inject, germinate, photograph, snap, film, take, hit, pip, strike, dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, tear, shoot down, charge, buck

     

    Entailments: consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out

     

    Derivational Morphology: hit, pip, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout, injection, shot, injectant, germination, sprouting, pullulation, gemmation, germ, take, film, photographic film, cinema, celluloid, movie, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick, filming, cinematography, motion-picture photography, snapshot, snap, photograph, photo, exposure, photographer, lensman, shooter, shooting, hitting, striking, waste, wastefulness, dissipation, crap-shooter, injector, taw, water scooter, sea scooter, scooter, iceboat, ice yacht, motor scooter, dash, bolt, sprint, flit, dart, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo

     

    Anagrams: sooth, Sotho

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Dutch: schieten  
    Esperanto: pafi   Finnish: ampua  
    French: tirer   German: (''not killing'') anschießen and schießen  
    Hebrew: ירה   Hungarian:  
    Icelandic: skjóta   Indonesian: tembak  
    Italian: sparare   Japanese: 撃つ  
    Korean: 쏘다   Norwegian: skyte  
    Portuguese: atirar   Russian: выстрелить and стрелять  
    Slovak: streliť and strieľať   Spanish: disparar and tirar  
    Swahili: kupiga risasi   Swedish: skjuta  
     
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