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shoot

noun

1 shoot

A new branch.

Roget 378: pain; suffering, sufferance, suffrance; bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain; mental suffering etc. 828; dolour, ache; ... show more

Roget 167: posterity, progeny, breed, issue, offspring, brood, litter, seed, farrow, spawn, spat; family, grandchildren, ... show more

Dutch: afzetsel, groei, loot, lot, poot, rank, scheut, schoot, spruit, telg ... show more
Polish: pęd, pęd roślinny



2 shoot

The act of shooting at targets.

verb

1 shoot

Hit with a missile from a weapon.

synonyms: hit, pip.

Roget 378: feel pain, experience pain, suffer pain, undergo pain etc. n.; suffer, ache, smart, bleed; tingle, shoot; twinge, ... show more

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

Dutch: aanschieten

2 shoot

Kill by firing a missile.

synonym: pip.

3 shoot

Fire a shot.

synonym: blast.

Dutch: schieten

4 shoot

Make a film or photograph of something:
— Shoot a movie.

synonyms: film, take.

Dutch: vlies, film, verfilmen

5 shoot

Send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly.

6 shoot

Run or move very quickly or hastily.

synonyms: dart, dash, flash, scoot, scud.

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... show more

Dutch: afschieten, flitsen, schieten

7 shoot

Move quickly and violently.

synonyms: buck, charge, shoot down, tear.

8 shoot

Throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective.

9 shoot

Record on photographic film.

synonyms: photograph, snap.

Dutch: flitsen, fotograferen, kieken, trekken

10 shoot

Emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully.

11 shoot

Cause a sharp and sudden pain in.

12 shoot

Force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing.

synonym: inject.

13 shoot

Variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors.

14 shoot

Throw dice, as in a crap game.

15 shoot

Spend frivolously and unwisely.

synonyms: dissipate, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away.

Dutch: verprutsen

16 shoot

Score.

17 shoot

Utter fast and forcefully.

18 shoot

Measure the altitude of by using a sextant.

19 shoot

Produce buds, branches, or germinate.

synonyms: bourgeon, burgeon forth, germinate, pullulate, sprout, spud.

Roget 194: become larger etc. (large) etc. 192; expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather; ... show more

Dutch: botten, kiemen, ontkiemen, punten, schieten, uitbotten, uitlopen, uitschieten

20 shoot

Give an injection to.

synonym: inject.


Moby thesaurus: Photostat, X-ray, Xerox, ache, acute pain, agonize, ail, aim at, altitude peak, anguish, annihilate, assassinate, automatic control, backfire, barf, barrage, be bright, beacon, beam, beat ... show more.

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