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Definitions of shoot

  1. produce buds, branches, or germinate; of plants Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. hit with a missile from a weapon Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. record on photographic film"I photographed the scene of the accident" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. kill by firing a missile Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a new branch Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. fire a shot Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. play a shot; hit a ball; as in games involving a ball such as golf, hockey, etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  20. score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. throw dice, as in a crap game Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To send out or forth, especially with a rapid or sudden motion; to cast with the hand; to hurl; to discharge; to emit. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To plane straight; to fit by planing. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. To pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid or a bridge; to shoot a sand bar. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. To variegate as if by sprinkling or intermingling; to color in spots or patches. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. To penetrate, as a missile; to dart with a piercing sensation; as, shooting pains. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. To feel a quick, darting pain; to throb in pain. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. To germinate; to bud; to sprout. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. To move ahead by force of momentum, as a sailing vessel when the helm is put hard alee. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. The act of shooting; the discharge of a missile; a shot; as, the shoot of a shuttle. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. A young branch or growth. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. A rush of water; a rapid. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. A vein of ore running in the same general direction as the lode. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. A weft thread shot through the shed by the shuttle; a pick. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. A shoat; a young hog. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; - often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To discharge a missile; - said of an engine or instrument; as, the gun shoots well. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. To let fly, send out, or discharge with sudden force; strike, kill, or wound with a missile; to fire off or discharge (a weapon); to pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid; to color in spots or patches: usually in. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  51. As, shot with crimson. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  52. To protrude or project; be propelled forcibly, as a missile; rush along swiftly; as, the star shot through the sky; sprout; grow or develop; dart or pierce; as, a shooting pain; to discharge a missile from a gun, etc.; to cause a gun, bow, etc., to discharge a missile. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  53. A young branch or growth; a shooting-match; a hunt. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  54. Shooter. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  55. Shot. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  56. Shooting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  57. To dart: to let fly with force: to discharge from a bow or gun: to strike with a shot: to thrust forward: to send forth new parts, as a plant. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  58. To perform the act of shooting: to be driven along: to fly, as an arrow: to jut out: to germinate: to advance:-pa.t. and pa.p. shot. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  59. Act of shooting: a young branch. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  60. A sprout. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  61. To dart; thrust forward; discharge, as a bow or gun; strike with a shot. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  62. To discharge a gun; let fly an arrow; be driven along; project; put forth sprouts. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  63. To hit or kill with a missile. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  64. To discharge, as a projectile or a firearm; send forth, as a growth; protrude. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  65. To discharge a projectile; dart swiftly; flash along as a bird or a star. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  66. To grow out rapidly; jut out; protrude. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  67. A young branch; offshoot. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  68. A rapid in a stream. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  69. An inclined passage; a chute. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  70. The discharge of a fire-arm or bow; a young branch. To shoot ahead, to outstrip in running or sailing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  71. To let fly or drive with force; to discharge and let off; to strike with anything shot; to send out; to thrust forth; to propel; to kill by a ball, arrow, or other thing shot; to pass through with swiftness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  72. To perform the act of shooting; to germinate; to send forth branches; to form by shooting; to be emitted; to project; to pass as an arrow or pointed instrument; to grow rapidly; to move with velocity; to feel a quick darting pain. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  73. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  74. To let fly or discharge anything with such force as to cause it to pass through the air; to send off with sudden force; to dart; to discharge, as form a gun; to maim or kill by letting off a gun; to perform the act of shooting; to pass, as an arrow or a ball; to throw or send out, as a branch; to thrust forth; to bud or sprout; to grow rapidly; to discharge, as earth or rubbish from a cart, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  75. A young branch issuing from the main stock; an inclined plane down which timber, coal, &c., are caused to shoot or slide; a narrow passage in a river through which the water rushes rapidly; among miners, a vein running in the same direction as the strata in which it occurs. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  76. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  77. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  78. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  79. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; -- often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud. mso.anu.edu.au
  80. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  81. To discharge a missile; -- said of an engine or instrument; as, the gun shoots well. mso.anu.edu.au
  82. 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. mso.anu.edu.au
  83. 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. dictgcide_fs
  84. 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. dictgcide_fs
  85. 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. dictgcide_fs
  86. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud. dictgcide_fs
  87. 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. dictgcide_fs
  88. To discharge a missile; said of an engine or instrument; as, the gun shoots well. dictgcide_fs
  89. 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. dictgcide_fs
  90. sh[=oo]t, v.t. to dart: to let fly with force: to discharge from a bow or gun: to strike with a shot: to thrust forward: to pass rapidly through: to lay out, place in position: to hunt over, to kill game in or on: to send forth new parts, as a plant.--v.i. to perform the act of shooting: to variegate, to colour in spots or threads: to be driven along: to fly, as an arrow: to jut out: to germinate: to advance or grow rapidly: to hunt birds, &c., with a gun:--pa.t. and pa.p. shot.--n. act of shooting: a match at shooting, shooting-party: a young branch: (Shak.) a sprouting horn: a passage-way in a mine for letting one down: a sloping trough used for discharging articles or goods from a height: a river-fall, rapid.--adj. SHOOT'ABLE, that may be shot, or shot over.--ns. SHOOT'ER, one who, or that which, shoots; SHOOT'ING, act of discharging firearms or an arrow: sensation of a quick pain: act or practice of killing game: right to kill game with firearms on a certain area: the district so limited; SHOOT'ING-BOX, a small house in the country for use in the shooting season; SHOOT'ING-GALL'ERY, a long room used for practice in the use of firearms; SHOOT'ING-[=I]'RON (slang), a revolver; SHOOT'ING-JACK'ET, a short kind of coat for shooting in; SHOOT'ING-RANGE, a place for practising shooting at targets at measured distances; SHOOT'ING-STAR, a meteor or falling star; SHOOT'ING-STICK, a printer's tool of wood or metal, to be struck with a mallet, for driving quoins.--SHOOT AHEAD, to get to the front among a set of competitors; SHOOT OVER, to go out shooting: to hunt upon.--I'LL BE SHOT (slang), a mild imprecation. [A.S. sceótan; Dut. schieten, Ger. schiessen, to dart.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  91. (shot). Come vigorously or swiftly out, forth, along, up. &c., or abs., sprout, dart, (boat shot out from the creek; shooting star; flash shoots across sky; s. ahead, come quickly to front of competitors &c.; buds are shooting; tree shoots, puts forth buds; fountain, flame, shoots up; prices shot up, rose suddenly; cricket-ball shoots, darts along ground when it touches, instead of bouncing; child is shooting up, growing tall; pain shoots through nerves &c.; corn, tooth, shoots, inflicts intermittent pain); project abruptly out (mountain-spur, cape, shoots out); send out, discharge, propel, emit, violently or swiftly (s. rubbish &c., let it slide from cart or receptacle; bow, gun, shoots arrow, shell; passengers were shot out of coach; sun shoots its rays; s. out one\'s lips bibl., protrude in scorn; s. fishing-net, extend it across river &c.; s. bolt of door, send it home; tree shoots out branches) discharge (bullet &c.) from gun &c., cause (bow, gun, &c.) to discharge missile, discharge gun &c., make use well &c. of gun &c., kill or wound (person, animal) with missile from gun &c., huntgame &c. habitually or on one occasion with gun, s. the game over estate &c., s. game on (estate &c.), (of gun &c.) go off, send missile straight &c., (fools bolt is soon shot; I\'ll be shot if-, form of negative asseveration; can army or sportsman, does gun, s. straight?; was shot for a spy; had his arm shot off, torn off by cannon-ball &c.; s. a match, engage in shooting-match; will s. the coverts tomorrow; neither rides nor shoots; was out shooting; have shot away all our ammunition); be, have one\'s boat, swept swiftly under or down (bridge, rapid fall; s. Niagara, attempt desperate enterprise); (p.p., of coloured material) so woven &c. as to show different colours at different angles (shot silk; crimson shot with maizecolour); shooting-box, sportsman\'s lodge for use in shooting-season; shooting-coat, -jacket, -boots, of patterns useful in shooting game; shooting-iron slang, fire-arm; shooting-range, ground with butts for rifle practice. Hence shootable a. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  92. Young branch or sucker; rapid in stream; inclined plane down which water &c. may flow or things slide, chute; shooting party or expedition or practice. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  93. s. the moon (slang), remove one\'s goods by night to avoid paying the rent. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  94. In Mining, a vein of ore running in the same direction as the strata in which it occurs. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  95. n. Act of propelling or driving anything with violence; discharge of a fire-arm or bow;— act of striking, or endeavouring to strike, with a missive weapon;—a young branch;—the spring or thrust of an arch. [French] An inclined plane, either artificial or natural, down which timber, coal, Ac., are caused to slide. Cabinet Dictionary

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