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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) shot

Synonyms: blastoff, shot Definition: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

Hypernyms: rocket firing, rocket launching Definition: the launching of a rocket or missile under its own power

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

Hypernyms: actuation, propulsion Definition: the act of propelling

Synonyms: stroke, shot Definition: (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand Usage: 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

Hypernyms: maneuver, manoeuvre, play Definition: a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill Usage: he made a great maneuver; the runner was out on a play by the shortstop

Synonyms: injection, shot Definition: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe Usage: the nurse gave him a flu shot

Hypernyms: medical aid, medical care Definition: professional treatment for illness or injury

Synonyms: stab, shot Definition: informal words for any attempt or effort Usage: he gave it his best shot; he took a stab at forecasting

Hypernyms: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: shot Definition: an attempt to score in a game

Hypernyms: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: shot Definition: a blow hard enough to cause injury Usage: he is still recovering from a shot to his leg; I caught him with a solid shot to the chin

Hypernyms: blow Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon Usage: a blow on the head

Synonyms: shot, pellet Definition: a solid missile discharged from a firearm Usage: the shot buzzed past his ear

Hypernyms: projectile, missile Definition: a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

Synonyms: shot Definition: an explosive charge used in blasting

Hypernyms: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge Definition: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time Usage: this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains

Synonyms: shot Definition: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put Usage: he trained at putting the shot

Hypernyms: sports equipment Definition: equipment needed to participate in a particular sport

Synonyms: snap, snapshot, shot Definition: an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera Usage: my snapshots haven't been developed yet; he tried to get unposed shots of his friends

Hypernyms: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Synonyms: dead reckoning, shot, guess, guessing, guesswork Definition: an estimate based on little or no information

Hypernyms: idea, estimate, estimation, approximation Definition: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth Usage: an estimate of what it would cost; a rough idea how long it would take

Synonyms: shot, scene Definition: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Hypernyms: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture Definition: a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material

Synonyms: dig, slam, shaft, shot, barb, jibe, gibe Definition: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect Usage: his parting shot was `drop dead'; she threw shafts of sarcasm; she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Hypernyms: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Synonyms: shooter, shot Definition: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot) Usage: he is a crack shot; a poor shooter

Hypernyms: expert Definition: a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

Synonyms: shot, nip Definition: a small drink of liquor Usage: he poured a shot of whiskey

Hypernyms: small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity Definition: an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

Synonyms: shot, crack Definition: a chance to do something Usage: he wanted a shot at the champion

Hypernyms: chance, opportunity Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (adjective) shot

Synonyms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot Definition: varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles Usage: changeable taffeta; chatoyant (or shot) silk; a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent

Hypernyms: colorful, colourful Definition: having striking color Usage: colorful autumn leaves