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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) shoot

Synonyms: shoot Definition: the act of shooting at targets Usage: they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

Hypernyms: shooting, shot Definition: the act of firing a projectile Usage: his shooting was slow but accurate

Synonyms: shoot Definition: a new branch

Hypernyms: sprout Definition: any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud

Synonyms for (verb) shoot

Synonyms: shoot, inject Definition: give an injection to Usage: We injected the glucose into the patient's vein

Hypernyms: administer, dispense Definition: give or apply (medications)

Synonyms: germinate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, pullulate, sprout, spud, shoot Definition: produce buds, branches, or germinate Usage: the potatoes sprouted

Hypernyms: grow Definition: increase in size by natural process Usage: Corn doesn't grow here; In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees; her hair doesn't grow much anymore

Synonyms: shoot Definition: measure the altitude of by using a sextant Usage: shoot a star

Hypernyms: measure, measure out, mensurate Definition: determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of Usage: Measure the length of the wall

Synonyms: shoot Definition: utter fast and forcefully Usage: She shot back an answer

Hypernyms: utter, let loose, let out, emit Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words) Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

Synonyms: take, shoot, film Definition: make a film or photograph of something Usage: take a scene; shoot a movie

Hypernyms: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: shoot, snap, photograph Definition: record on photographic film Usage: I photographed the scene of the accident; She snapped a picture of the President

Hypernyms: record, put down, enter Definition: make a record of; set down in permanent form

Synonyms: shoot Definition: score Usage: shoot a basket; shoot a goal

Hypernyms: hit, tally, rack up, score Definition: gain points in a game Usage: The home team scored many times; He hit a home run; He hit .300 in the past season

Synonyms: blast, shoot Definition: fire a shot Usage: the gunman blasted away

Hypernyms: fire, discharge Definition: cause to go off Usage: fire a gun; fire a bullet

Synonyms: hit, pip, shoot Definition: hit with a missile from a weapon

Hypernyms: wound, injure Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to

Synonyms: dissipate, shoot, fool, fool away, fritter, fritter away, frivol away Definition: spend frivolously and unwisely Usage: Fritter away one's inheritance

Hypernyms: consume, squander, waste, ware Definition: spend extravagantly Usage: waste not, want not

Synonyms: shoot Definition: throw dice, as in a crap game

Hypernyms: throw Definition: throw (a die) out onto a flat surface Usage: Throw a six

Synonyms: shoot Definition: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors Usage: shoot cloth

Hypernyms: weave, interweave Definition: interlace by or as if by weaving

Synonyms: shoot, inject Definition: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing Usage: inject hydrogen into the balloon

Hypernyms: insert, inclose, stick in, enclose, introduce, put in Definition: introduce Usage: Insert your ticket here

Synonyms: shoot Definition: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective Usage: shoot craps; shoot a golf ball

Hypernyms: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge Definition: move quickly and violently Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Hypernyms: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Synonyms: shoot, scoot, scud, dart, dash, flash Definition: run or move very quickly or hastily Usage: She dashed into the yard

Hypernyms: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Synonyms: shoot Definition: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly Usage: shoot a glance

Hypernyms: cast, contrive, throw, project Definition: put or send forth Usage: She threw the flashlight beam into the corner; The setting sun threw long shadows; cast a spell; cast a warm light

Synonyms: shoot Definition: cause a sharp and sudden pain in Usage: The pain shot up her leg

Hypernyms: hurt, ache, smart Definition: be the source of pain

Synonyms: shoot, pip Definition: kill by firing a missile

Hypernyms: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms: shoot Definition: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully Usage: The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth

Hypernyms: give off, give out, emit Definition: give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc. Usage: The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits