- [noun] a new branch
- [noun] the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
- [verb] hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms: hit, pip
- [verb] kill by firing a missile
- [verb] fire a shot
- [verb] make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
Synonyms: film, take
- [verb] send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
- [verb] run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
Synonyms: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash
- [verb] move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonyms: tear, down, charge, buck
- [verb] throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
- [verb] record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
Synonyms: photograph, snap
- [verb] emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
- [verb] cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
- [verb] force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
- [verb] variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"
- [verb] throw dice, as in a crap game
- [verb] spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
Synonyms: fritter, frivol away, dissipate, fritter away, fool, fool away
- [verb] score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
- [verb] utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
- [verb] measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
- [verb] produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
Synonyms: spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout
- [verb] give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"