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Synonyms for shot
ʃɒtshot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shotnoun

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  2. shot, pelletnoun

    a solid missile discharged from a firearm

    "the shot buzzed past his ear"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  3. stroke, shotnoun

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  4. shot, cracknoun

    a chance to do something

    "he wanted a shot at the champion"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  5. shot, shooternoun

    a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

    "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  6. scene, shotnoun

    a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  7. injection, shotnoun

    the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

    "the nurse gave him a flu shot"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, injectant, dig, stroke, snapshot, pellet, gibe, guesswork, barb, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, guess, shaft, slam, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  8. nip, shotnoun

    a small drink of liquor

    "he poured a shot of whiskey"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  9. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibenoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  10. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoningnoun

    an estimate based on little or no information

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  11. snapshot, snap, shotnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  12. shotnoun

    sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put

    "he trained at putting the shot"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  13. shotnoun

    an explosive charge used in blasting

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  14. shotnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  15. shotnoun

    an attempt to score in a game

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  16. shot, stabnoun

    informal words for any attempt or effort

    "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  17. blastoff, shotadjective

    the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  18. changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shotadjective

    varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

    "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

    Synonyms:
    changeable, mutable, opaline, pearlescent, nacreous, opalescent, iridescent, changeful, chatoyant, uncertain, unsettled

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shotnoun

    Synonyms:
    discharge

  2. shotnoun

    Synonyms:
    ball, bullet

  3. shotnoun

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] marksman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shotnoun

    Synonyms:
    discharge, projectile, bullet, ball, marksman, range, reach

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How to use shot in a sentence?

  1. Ash Alexander-Cooper:

    But they found him, and he was shot multiple times, executed in front of his family.

  2. Bernard Dickerson:

    I knew I was shot – I felt it go through my leg, i just took off at him. I knew in my mind that I have to get the gun from this guy. I got to him, grabbed his hand and shook the gun out of his hand.

  3. Brandy Littrell:

    He said, 'Get on your knees,' so, I got on my knees, and then I heard the first shot.

  4. Buddy Creech:

    I can't think of a higher calling than to get a shot in the arm to protect not just Buddy Creech, but those around me, particularly those that are most vulnerable, if we can't get enthusiastic about protecting the vulnerable around us, and the children around us, then we've got bigger problems than the pandemic.

  5. Wendy McNamara:

    I would never have thought in a million years that anybody would have thought that it made sense to use in an active shooter drill where teachers are unaware that they're going to be shot with a pellet gun, that would have never crossed my mind as something we'd need to legislate.


Translations for shot

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  • cop, llançamentCatalan, Valencian
  • koule, výstřelCzech
  • hagl, skud, kugleDanish
  • Aufnahme, Wurf, Shot, Schuss, SpritzeGerman
  • πυροβολισμός, σκάγια, βολήGreek
  • pafoEsperanto
  • 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
  • urcharIrish
  • urchairScottish Gaelic
  • lövés, felesHungarian
  • sparo, tiroItalian
  • ショット, 発射Japanese
  • Korean
  • tembakanMalay
  • kogel, schot, hagel, versleten, uitgeputDutch
  • haglNorwegian
  • strzał, kręceniePolish
  • foto, chute, fotografia, peso, tiroPortuguese
  • попытка, инъекция, ядро, бросок, кадр, доза, укол, выстрел, рю́мка, порция, дробь, удар, выплатаRussian
  • pucanjSerbo-Croatian
  • brok, výstrelSlovak
  • shot, chansning, hagel, skott, försök, skrotSwedish
  • kaptulaSwahili
  • aşınmakTurkish
  • Vietnamese

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