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Synonyms for shoot

open fire on

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film

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shoot someone down

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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

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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

References in classic literature ?
Then, Locksley,'' said Prince John, ``thou shalt shoot in thy turn, when these yeomen have displayed their skill.
And do you, good fellows, shoot boldly round; a buck and a butt of wine are ready for your refreshment in yonder tent, when the prize is won.
It was the archer's contest for the golden arrow, and twenty men stepped forth to shoot.
It’s far easier to call names than to shoot a buck on the spring; but the creatur came by his end from a younger hand than either your’n or mine, as I said before.
This is a dexterous little cosmopolitan guttersnipe who can do scores of things, not only shoot, but draw and paint, and probably play the fiddle.
Shortly after we re-passed the spot where Good had wounded the patriarchal bull we came across a herd of eland, but did not shoot at them, as we had plenty of meat.
And thou pratest like a coward," answered the stranger, "for thou standest there with a good yew bow to shoot at my heart, while I have nought in my hand but a plain blackthorn staff wherewith to meet thee.
They wait until they are right on top of a man, and then they shoot from the hip.
Yet I do not see any men who bend so strong a bow or shoot as true a shaft as those whom I have known.
There lies my bow; it shoots well, I can assure you
His rifle was between his knees, but if he let go the steering-oar in order to shoot, the boat would sweep around and collide with the schooner.
Then we give them the shoot gun," says Xury, laughing, "make them run wey.
Rose was close behind him, and formed his men on the bank ready to shoot him as he rose.
1-18) I will remember and not be unmindful of Apollo who shoots afar.
Levin looked about him to right and to left, and there, just facing him against the dusky blue sky above the confused mass of tender shoots of the aspens, he saw the flying bird.