shoot

shoot
[[t]ʃut[/t]]
v. shot, shoot•ing, n.
1) to hit, wound, damage, kill, or destroy with a missile discharged from a weapon
2) to send forth or discharge (a missile) from a weapon
3) to discharge (a weapon)
4) to send forth (questions, ideas, etc.) rapidly
5) to fling; propel:
The volcano shot lava high into the air[/ex]
6) to direct suddenly or swiftly:
He shot a smile at his wife[/ex]
7) to move suddenly; send swiftly along
8) to go over (country) in hunting game
9) to pass rapidly through, over, down, etc.:
to shoot the rapids[/ex]
10) to emit (a ray or rays, as of light) suddenly, briefly, or intermittently
11) to variegate by threads, streaks, etc., of another color
12) to cause to extend or project (often fol. by out):
He shot out his arm[/ex]
13) bot to put forth (buds, branches, etc.)
14) bui to slide (a bolt or the like) into or out of its fastening
15) to pull (one's cuffs) abruptly toward one's hands
16) sur to take the altitude of (a heavenly body)
17) to detonate; cause to explode
18) cvb to take a picture of; photograph or film
19) to send forth missiles from a bow, firearm, or the like
20) to be discharged, as a firearm
21) to hunt with a gun for sport
22) to move or pass suddenly or swiftly:
The car shot ahead and out of sight[/ex]
23) bot to put forth buds or shoots, as a plant; germinate
24) pht to take a photograph
25) sbz to film or begin to film a scene or movie
26) to extend; jut:
a cape shooting out into the sea[/ex]
27) spo to propel a ball, puck, etc., toward a goal or in a particular way
28) to flow through the body:
Pain shot through his arm[/ex]
29) to carry by force of discharge or momentum:
The missile shot thousands of miles into space[/ex]
30) inf Informal. to begin to talk
31) cvb phv shoot down
a) to cause to fall by hitting with a shot
b) to disparage, reject, or expose as false or inadequate
32) phv shoot for or at, to attempt to obtain or accomplish
33) phv shoot up
a) to grow rapidly or suddenly
b) to damage or harass by reckless shooting
c) to wound by shooting
d) Slang. to inject a narcotic drug intravenously
34) the act of shooting with a bow, firearm, etc
35) brit. a shooting expedition or contest
36) bot a growing or sprouting, as of a plant
37) bot a new or young growth that shoots off from some portion of a plant
38) bot a sprout that is not three feet high
39) a chute
40) rkt the launching of a missile
41) cvb sbz inf pht a photographic assignment or session, as for a feature film or a television commercial
42) spo Rowing. the interval between strokes
43) min a narrow vein of ore
Etymology: bef. 900; ME shoten (v.), OE scēotan, c. OFris skiata, OHG sciozzan, ON skjōta; akin to shot I shoot′er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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