Definition of shoot


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • shoot is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 8 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • shoot is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 7 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of shoot

  • make a film or photograph of something (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot a movie

    Synonyms

    1. film
    2. take

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

    Synonyms

    1. inject

  • move quickly and violently (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. buck
    2. charge
    3. shoot down
    4. tear

  • hit with a missile from a weapon (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. hit
    2. pip

  • spend frivolously and unwisely (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. dissipate
    2. fool
    3. fool away
    4. fritter
    5. fritter away
    6. frivol away

  • fire a shot (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. blast

  • record on photographic film (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. photograph
    2. snap

  • run or move very quickly or hastily (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. dart
    2. dash
    3. flash
    4. scoot
    5. scud

  • kill by firing a missile (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. pip

  • produce buds, branches, or germinate (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. bourgeon
    2. burgeon forth
    3. germinate
    4. pullulate
    5. sprout
    6. spud

  • give an injection to (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. inject

  • a new branch (noun)

  • cause a sharp and sudden pain in (verb)

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

  • measure the altitude of by using a sextant (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot a star

  • score (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot a basket
    2. shoot a goal

  • send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot a glance

  • the act of shooting at targets (noun)

    Examples

    1. they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

  • throw dice, as in a crap game (verb)

  • throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot craps
    2. shoot a golf ball

  • utter fast and forcefully (verb)

  • variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors (verb)

    Examples

    1. shoot cloth

See definition of shoot in Merriam Webster