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Synonyms for shoot
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shoot(noun)

    a new branch

  2. shoot(verb)

    the act of shooting at targets

    "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"

  3. shoot, hit, pip(verb)

    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, pip(verb)

    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, shoot(verb)

    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, take(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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, shoot(verb)

    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, buck(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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, shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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, shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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 away(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(verb)

    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, sprout(verb)

    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, shoot(verb)

    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. shoot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    dart, let fly

  2. shoot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    fire, discharge, let off

  3. shoot(v. a.)

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

  4. shoot(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    hit or kill by a missile

  5. shoot(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fire, discharge a gun

  6. shoot(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pass, fly, dart

  7. shoot(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bud, sprout, germinate, pullulate

  8. shoot(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    project, jut, jut out

  9. shoot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sprout, branch, twig, scion, offshoot

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to say shoot in sign language?

  1. shoot

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