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shoot (n):
the act of shooting at targets
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they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer
shoot (n):
a new branch
shoot (v):
give an injection to
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We injected the glucose into the patient's vein
Related Word: inject
shoot (v):
produce buds, branches, or germinate
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the potatoes sprouted
Related Words: germinatepullulatesprout
shoot (v):
measure the altitude of by using a sextant
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shoot a star
shoot (v):
utter fast and forcefully
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She shot back an answer
shoot (v):
make a film or photograph of something
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take a scene.
shoot a movie

Related Words: filmtake
shoot (v):
record on photographic film
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I photographed the scene of the accident.
She snapped a picture of the President

Related Words: photographsnap
shoot (v):
score
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shoot a basket.
shoot a goal
shoot (v):
fire a shot
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the gunman blasted away
shoot (v):
hit with a missile from a weapon
Related Words: hit
shoot (v):
spend frivolously and unwisely
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Fritter away one's inheritance
Related Word: dissipate
shoot (v):
throw dice, as in a crap game
shoot (v):
variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
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shoot cloth
shoot (v):
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
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inject hydrogen into the balloon
Related Word: inject
shoot (v):
throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
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shoot craps.
shoot a golf ball
shoot (v):
cause a sharp and sudden pain in
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The pain shot up her leg
shoot (v):
move quickly and violently
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The car tore down the street.
He came charging into my office
shoot (v):
run or move very quickly or hastily
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She dashed into the yard
Related Words: dartdashflashscoot
shoot (v):
send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
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shoot a glance
shoot (v):
kill by firing a missile
shoot (v):
emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
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The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth
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