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Definitions of shoot:
  • noun:   the act of shooting at targets
    Example: "They hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
  • noun:   a new branch
  • verb:   send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
    Example: "Shoot a glance"
  • verb:   cause a sharp and sudden pain in
  • verb:   kill by firing a missile
  • verb:   emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
  • verb:   produce buds, branches, or germinate
  • verb:   measure the altitude of by using a sextant
    Example: "Shoot a star"
  • verb:   utter fast and forcefully
  • verb:   score
    Example: "Shoot a basket"
  • verb:   fire a shot
  • verb:   hit with a missile from a weapon
  • verb:   throw dice, as in a crap game
  • verb:   variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
    Example: "Shoot cloth"
  • verb:   throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
    Example: "Shoot craps"
  • verb:   move quickly and violently
  • verb:   give an injection to
  • verb:   make a film or photograph of something
    Example: "Shoot a movie"
  • verb:   force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
  • verb:   record on photographic film
  • verb:   spend frivolously and unwisely
  • verb:   run or move very quickly or hastily

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See shoot used in context: 100 poetry verses, 19 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 3 Mother Goose rhymes, 17 Bible passages, 52 definitions

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