- (n.) shooting, shot (the act of firing a projectile) "his shooting was slow but accurate"
- (n.) shot, pellet (a solid missile discharged from a firearm) "the shot buzzed past his ear"
- (n.) stroke, shot ((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"
- (n.) shot, crack (a chance to do something) "he wanted a shot at the champion"
- (n.) shot, shooter (a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)) "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
- (n.) scene, shot (a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film)
- (n.) injection, shot (the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe) "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
- (n.) nip, shot (a small drink of liquor) "he poured a shot of whiskey"
- (n.) shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe (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"
- (n.) guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning (an estimate based on little or no information)
- (n.) snapshot, snap, shot (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"
- (n.) shot (sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put) "he trained at putting the shot"
- (n.) shot (an explosive charge used in blasting)
- (n.) shot (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"
- (n.) shot (an attempt to score in a game)
- (n.) shot, stab (informal words for any attempt or effort) "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
- (n.) blastoff, shot (the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination)
- (v.) shoot, hit, pip (hit with a missile from a weapon)
- (v.) shoot, pip (kill by firing a missile)
- (v.) blast, shoot (fire a shot) "the gunman blasted away"
- (v.) film, shoot, take (make a film or photograph of something) "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
- (v.) shoot (send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly) "shoot a glance"
- (v.) dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot (run or move very quickly or hastily) "She dashed into the yard"
- (v.) tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck (move quickly and violently) "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
- (v.) shoot (throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective) "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
- (v.) photograph, snap, shoot (record on photographic film) "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
- (v.) shoot (emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully) "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
- (v.) shoot (cause a sharp and sudden pain in) "The pain shot up her leg"
- (v.) inject, shoot (force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing) "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
- (v.) shoot (variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors) "shoot cloth"
- (v.) shoot (throw dice, as in a crap game)
- (v.) fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away (spend frivolously and unwisely) "Fritter away one's inheritance"
- (v.) shoot (score) "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
- (v.) shoot (utter fast and forcefully) "She shot back an answer"
- (v.) shoot (measure the altitude of by using a sextant) "shoot a star"
- (v.) shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout (produce buds, branches, or germinate) "the potatoes sprouted"
- (v.) inject, shoot (give an injection to) "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
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