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Antonyms for shoot
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term shoot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shootnoun

    a new branch

  2. shootverb

    the act of shooting at targets

    "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"

  3. shoot, hit, pipverb

    hit with a missile from a weapon

    Synonyms:
    whip, dispatch, scud, sprout, hit, arrive at, attain, film, snap, reach, take, pullulate, strike, score, bourgeon, make, polish off, collide with, buck, gain, shoot down, mop up, fool away, fritter, off, impinge on, dissipate, dart, frivol away, run into, burgeon forth, stumble, worst, slay, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, murder, rack up, tally, fool, photograph, come to, tear, dash, spud, flash, pip, bump off, remove, blast

  4. shoot, pipverb

    kill by firing a missile

    Synonyms:
    whip, scud, sprout, hit, rack up, film, snap, take, pullulate, bourgeon, buck, shoot down, mop up, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, worst, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, fool, photograph, tear, dash, spud, flash, pip, blast

  5. blast, shootverb

    fire a shot

    "the gunman blasted away"

    Synonyms:
    scud, germinate, blare, sprout, hit, nail, film, smash, crucify, take, pullulate, fool, bourgeon, boom, pillory, scoot, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, fritter away, charge, inject, savage, shoot down, buck, snap, photograph, blast, dash, knock down, flash, pip, spud, tear, shell

  6. film, shoot, takeverb

    make a film or photograph of something

    "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"

    Synonyms:
    require, read, hit, occupy, subscribe to, rent, withdraw, inject, lead, ingest, pullulate, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, hold, choose, learn, fill, dash, burgeon forth, fritter away, dart, drive, consume, buck, bourgeon, demand, consider, need, study, pick out, contain, fool, contract, adopt, charter, film, remove, admit, lease, shoot down, train, blast, take up, fool away, bring, strike, use up, necessitate, take, engage, call for, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, fritter, scoot, germinate, photograph, submit, convey, take aim, aim, charge, direct, tear, snap, scud, pip, spud, sprout, subscribe, select, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, hire, accept, guide, flash, dissipate, take in, ask, frivol away, conduct

  7. shootverb

    send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly

    "shoot a glance"

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

  8. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootverb

    run or move very quickly or hastily

    "She dashed into the yard"

    Synonyms:
    bourgeon, winkle, swank, burgeon forth, scud, frighten away, sprout, hit, crash, film, flash, smash, wink, rack, take, show off, pullulate, fool, fleet, flutter, scare off, flaunt, scare away, buck, scoot, fool away, ostentate, fritter, dissipate, dart, flit, blink, pall, frivol away, daunt, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, scare, shoot down, snap, photograph, blast, dash, spud, frighten off, pip, tear, twinkle

  9. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckverb

    move quickly and violently

    "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, land, jerk, flash, scoot, bear down, scud, sprout, hit, consign, excite, commove, commit, blame, film, snap, down, appoint, take, point, pullulate, agitate, load, bill, deplumate, bourgeon, defeat, rouse, buck, saddle, pull, fool away, fritter, kill, lodge, dissipate, dart, frivol away, file, bust, burgeon forth, accuse, level, institutionalize, turn on, pluck, fritter away, charge, inject, vote down, deplume, germinate, shoot down, institutionalise, fool, burden, photograph, charge up, blast, dash, send, go against, spud, rupture, pip, vote out, displume, tear

  10. shootverb

    throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

    "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"

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

  11. photograph, snap, shootverb

    record on photographic film

    "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"

    Synonyms:
    flash, flick, scud, sprout, hit, film, snap, snatch, take, pullulate, bourgeon, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, break down, dissipate, dart, frivol away, bust, burgeon forth, crack, snarl, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, snatch up, fool, photograph, click, blast, dash, lose it, spud, rupture, pip, tear

  12. shootverb

    emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully

    "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"

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

  13. shootverb

    cause a sharp and sudden pain in

    "The pain shot up her leg"

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

  14. inject, shootverb

    force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

    "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

    Synonyms:
    scud, sprout, hit, put in, film, snap, take, throw in, bourgeon, come in, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, fritter away, scoot, pullulate, charge, inject, germinate, fool, photograph, tear, dash, interpose, spud, flash, pip, interject, blast

  15. shootverb

    variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors

    "shoot cloth"

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

  16. shootverb

    throw dice, as in a crap game

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

  17. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool awayverb

    spend frivolously and unwisely

    "Fritter away one's inheritance"

    Synonyms:
    dupe, scud, befool, sprout, hit, gull, slang, film, put on, snap, take in, put one across, take, break up, bourgeon, arse around, put one over, fool around, buck, shoot down, disperse, fritter, spread out, dart, frivol away, dash, burgeon forth, horse around, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, cod, dissipate, scatter, fool, photograph, blast, dispel, spud, flash, pip, pullulate, tear, fool away

  18. shootverb

    score

    "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"

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

  19. shootverb

    utter fast and forcefully

    "She shot back an answer"

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

  20. shootverb

    measure the altitude of by using a sextant

    "shoot a star"

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

  21. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sproutverb

    produce buds, branches, or germinate

    "the potatoes sprouted"

    Synonyms:
    teem, scud, blast, sprout, hit, film, snap, take, pullulate, bourgeon, swarm, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, develop, stock, scoot, fritter away, charge, inject, germinate, pour, stream, fool, photograph, tear, dash, spud, flash, pip, evolve

  22. inject, shootverb

    give an injection to

    "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

    Synonyms:
    scud, sprout, hit, put in, film, snap, take, throw in, bourgeon, come in, buck, shoot down, fool away, fritter, dissipate, dart, frivol away, burgeon forth, fritter away, scoot, pullulate, charge, inject, germinate, fool, photograph, tear, dash, interpose, spud, flash, pip, interject, blast

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shootnoun

    Synonyms:
    chute, shute, flume, channel

  2. shootnoun

    Synonyms:
    tiller, sucker, sprout, offshoot, chit, twig, scion

  3. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    discharge, fire, eject, hurl, emit, ejaculate, protrude, project, extend, jut, germinate, sprout, penetrate, dart, fusillade, tiller

How to use shoot in a sentence?

  1. Editor Alex Polonsky:

    We gathered a few couples of Jews and Arabs to kiss in front of our cameras, some of them are real couples in real life, some of them met only at the photo shoot, i don’t know if the project will change something (politically) but I am sure it will give a bit of hope to the people watching it, no matter if they are Israelis or Palestinians, Jews or Muslims who live in this country.

  2. Mckayla Jones:

    My favorite part about basketball is finding creative ways to shoot or play defense.

  3. Officer Peter Casuccio:

    I've had to do things that I hope that Officer Peter Casuccio generation never has to do. Having that said, the last thing I ever want to do is shoot an 11-year-old man because Officer Peter Casuccio life hasn't even gotten started yet, and it could've ended, because I wouldn't have missed, right.

  4. Eddie Ray Routh:

    I asked him a couple of times, 'Hey, are you gonna shoot?' this isn't a spectator sport. It's a shooting sport. You shoot. And that's what got all, you know, wired up.

  5. Philip Sokoloski:

    Curative said in a statement to CNN.States are preparing to receive coronavirus vaccines as early as December 11The film shoot went on as planned for a permitted film called 'He's All That,'.

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