Synonyms for shoot

Synonyms for (noun) shoot

Synonyms: shoot

Definition: the act of shooting at targets

Usage: they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

Similar words: shooting, shot

Definition: the act of firing a projectile

Usage: his shooting was slow but accurate


Synonyms: shoot

Definition: a new branch

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: consume, squander, waste, ware

Definition: spend extravagantly

Usage: waste not, want not


Synonyms: shoot

Definition: throw dice, as in a crap game

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain


Synonyms: shoot, pip

Definition: kill by firing a missile

Similar words: 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

Similar words: 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