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Synonyms for shoot
ʃutshoot

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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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    dart, let fly

  2. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    fire, discharge, let off

  3. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    emit, project, propel, send forth, put forth, thrust forth

  4. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    hit or kill by a missile

  5. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    fire, discharge a gun

  6. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    pass, fly, dart

  7. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    bud, sprout, germinate, pullulate

  8. shootverb

    Synonyms:
    project, jut, jut out

  9. shootnoun

    Synonyms:
    sprout, branch, twig, scion, offshoot

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shoot":

    kill, pull, stem, shooting, fire, heave, draw, stems, filming, tire, kiii, shot, rod, killing, stalk, kills, derive

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#70199snarl
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#86407agitate
#110746interject
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#132897fritter
#134991interpose
#150121blare
#172953daunt
#230878institutionalise

How to use shoot in a sentence?

  1. Paul Tsongas:

    If you were in a room with Kadaffi, Saddam Hussien, and John Sununu, and you only had two bullets, what would you do. Shoot John Sununu twice.

  2. Caroline Baylon:

    You can shoot a drone down, but it requires a certain level of marksmanship, it’s easier said than done.

  3. Roger Zelazny:

    When your bow is broken and your last arrow spent, then shoot, shoot with your whole heart.

  4. Stephen Mader:

    I told him, ‘Put down the gun,’ and he’s like, ‘Just shoot me.’ And I told him, ‘I’m not going to shoot you brother,’.

  5. Busy Philipps:

    Hey guys, is it cool that we just spent four hours at the emergency room for my eyes? I have photokeratitis. I sunburned my eyes from my photo shoot today, it’s so on-brand though. I get one big magazine cover, and I do one photo shoot, and I burn my eyeballs.


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