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Synonyms for shoot

open fire on




shoot someone down


shoot something down

shoot something or someone down in flames

Synonyms for shoot

to wound or kill with a firearm

to launch with great force

to discharge a gun or firearm


to pass quickly and lightly through the air

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

shoot down: to cause to be no longer believed or valued

shoot up: to rise abruptly and precipitously

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

a violent, excruciating seizure of pain

Synonyms for shoot

a new branch

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the act of shooting at targets

hit with a missile from a weapon

kill by firing a missile

send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly

throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully

cause a sharp and sudden pain in

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force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors

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throw dice, as in a crap game

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spend frivolously and unwisely

utter fast and forcefully

measure the altitude of by using a sextant

produce buds, branches, or germinate

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Pick any range of 25 yards or farther and shoot a three-shot group, trying your hardest to shoot well.
Burden recalls being interviewed by the police at the hospital after Shoot.
Leonard was particularly interesting because he was one of the few African-Americans who competed regularly at local and regional cowboy shoots.
1 was wondering about the shoot, which took place all over the world.
It is roaming the woods and fields and randomly picking out various targets to shoot at as you wander along -- perhaps a leaf, a tuft of grass, a dark shadow, a rotting log, or even a stump.
After the first team shoots, the other team takes up position on its goal line, with the first team now standing behind them.
While studying film at Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto he was asked by documentary filmmaker Andrienne Amato to shoot her film Forgotten Mother in Zimbabwe.
They stroked his ego when he flashed a gun, and then they pointed out whom to shoot.
T-2 will then return the ball to T-1, who will turn and shoot.
Almost 65 per cent of what is on the screen is computer generated, and not just the obvious spaceship shoot outs.
Follow up work in 2000 and 2001 consisted of 15,731 feet of diamond drilling, which resulted in drill defining an additional ore shoot along the Silver vein structure west of the main historic productive areas and just east of the Link Claim.
In addition to the 30 fps VGA movie mode, S2 IS camera users can also shoot VGA movies at 15 fps to reduce file sizes and increase recording time.
The conventional wisdom is that some players can shoot and other cannot.
On March 12, 2005 one lucky sweepstakes winner will get a chance to shoot for $1,000,000 during half time at the Big East Championship Basketball Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
VAN NUYS - Sid Bishop had lain on his deathbed, struggling through a respirator to convince a Hollywood location scout to use his Langdon Avenue home for a TV shoot.