the act of firing a projectile
"his shooting was slow but accurate"
a solid missile discharged from a firearm
"the shot buzzed past his ear"
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
"it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
shaft, stab, dig, guessing, fortuity, slash, snap, guesswork, blastoff, stroking, stroke, barb, throw, gibe, cam stroke, shooter, slam, scene, solidus, virgule, crack, snapshot, shooting, separatrix, guess, diagonal, cerebrovascular accident, jibe, chance event, accident, apoplexy, injection, pellet, dead reckoning
a chance to do something
"he wanted a shot at the champion"
gap, sally, shaft, stab, dig, guessing, cranny, snap, whirl, fissure, tornado, blastoff, stroke, barb, guesswork, offer, chap, crack cocaine, shooter, slam, scene, quip, go, crack, scissure, pass, snapshot, shooting, wisecrack, gibe, guess, fracture, fling, jibe, crevice, cracking, cleft, injection, pellet, dead reckoning
a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)
"he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
gunman, crap-shooter, shaft, gunslinger, pellet, hired gun, dig, guessing, snap, taw, torpedo, guesswork, blastoff, gun, barb, stab, shooter, slam, scene, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, guess, gun for hire, hit man, stroke, triggerman, jibe, injection, dead reckoning, hitman
a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
shaft, stab, dig, guessing, aspect, setting, tantrum, snap, fit, guesswork, vista, view, blastoff, stroke, barb, guess, picture, shooter, prospect, slam, scene, scenery, panorama, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, conniption, jibe, injection, pellet, dead reckoning
the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe
"the nurse gave him a flu shot"
a small drink of liquor
"he poured a shot of whiskey"
shaft, coolness, stab, flavour, dig, zest, guessing, snap, savor, piquantness, guesswork, tanginess, savour, blastoff, stroke, barb, chilliness, shooter, slam, sapidity, pinch, crack, snapshot, shooting, smack, gibe, guess, piquance, tang, scene, relish, jibe, flavor, injection, piquancy, pellet, dead reckoning
shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe(noun)
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
"his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
calamus, beam, shaft, archeological site, stab, peter, shaft of light, diaphysis, guessing, excavation, ray of light, pecker, digging, snap, jab, guesswork, cock, rotating shaft, blastoff, stroke, ray, barb, prick, shooter, scape, slam, scene, spear, dick, dig, crack, tool, lance, snapshot, shooting, light beam, quill, gibe, guess, beam of light, sweep, putz, jibe, irradiation, injection, pellet, dead reckoning
guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning(noun)
an estimate based on little or no information
stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, conjecture, surmise, gibe, shaft, guesswork, slam, crack, pellet, shooter, shooting, supposition, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, surmisal, snapshot, hypothesis, speculation, jibe
snapshot, snap, shot(noun)
an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
"my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
shaft, stab, dig, guessing, snap, snatch, elasticity, slam, duck soup, picnic, blastoff, piece of cake, barb, guesswork, ginger snap, ginger nut, shooter, centering, scene, jibe, cinch, crack, snapshot, shooting, gingersnap, pushover, gibe, walkover, guess, child's play, snap bean, stroke, press stud, catch, breeze, grab, snap fastener, cracking, injection, pellet, dead reckoning
sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
"he trained at putting the shot"
an explosive charge used in blasting
a blow hard enough to cause injury
"he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"
an attempt to score in a game
informal words for any attempt or effort
"he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, thrust, twinge, knife thrust, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, pang, snapshot, shaft, jibe
the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot(adj)
varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles
"changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
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How to use shot in a sentence?
I seen this whole thing blocked off and I couldn’t get a hold of her. I couldn’t call her, I thought something was wrong with her. And she (later) told me that her boyfriend got shot and now he’s gone.
My name's Rachael. I need your help, in order for us to get there -- and I'm not one to ever ask for help -- I need your help. We need your help. Otherwise, I don't have a shot, and I'm ready to get better. So please, if there's anything you can do to save my life, please click this link that you'll see and do anything you can. Anything will help.
Obviously, after that, my life took a pretty big detour, as a result of my injuries, I was pretty significantly medicated about 45 minutes after being shot. I remember immediately being drawn to that feeling, because it took the emotion away.
I warned exactly, specifically, this could happen. That there could be an incident with Turkey, a NATO ally. That they could aggressively fly over their territory and be shot down.
I think internet culture has kind of taken it and really shot it into the stratosphere because you’ve got different memes or vines … you can share all these songs and all these videos and people started bonding over their love of this song.
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- cop, llançamentCatalan, Valencian
- koule, výstřelCzech
- hagl, skud, kugleDanish
- Aufnahme, Wurf, Shot, Schuss, SpritzeGerman
- πυροβολισμός, σκάγια, βολήGreek
- trago, chupito, peso, disparo, bala, tiro, tequilazo, cansado, desgastadoSpanish
- پیک, شلیک, نما, شات, شوتPersian
- paukku, pisto, sivallus, mahdollisuus, rokote, kuula, otto, iskemä, hauli, rokotus, laukaus, tujaus, piikki, tälli, yritys, väsynyt, puhki, poikki, kulunutFinnish
- plomb, frappe, piqure, tir, dose, shooter, coup, poids, naze, crevé, fichuFrench
- urchairScottish Gaelic
- lövés, felesHungarian
- sparo, tiroItalian
- ショット, 発射Japanese
- kogel, schot, hagel, versleten, uitgeputDutch
- strzał, kręceniePolish
- foto, chute, fotografia, peso, tiroPortuguese
- попытка, инъекция, ядро, бросок, кадр, доза, укол, выстрел, рю́мка, порция, дробь, удар, выплатаRussian
- brok, výstrelSlovak
- shot, chansning, hagel, skott, försök, skrotSwedish
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