Dictionary Results for shot


1. shot - noun

· the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"

Synonym(s): shooting

Hypernym(s): propulsion, actuation




2. shot - noun

· a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"

Synonym(s): pellet

Hypernym(s): projectile, missile




3. shot - noun

· (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"

Synonym(s): stroke

Hypernym(s): maneuver, manoeuvre, play




4. shot - noun

· a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"

Synonym(s): crack

Hypernym(s): opportunity, chance




5. shot - noun

· a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

Synonym(s): shooter

Hypernym(s): expert




6. shot - noun

· a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Synonym(s): scene

Hypernym(s): photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic




7. shot - noun

· the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"

Synonym(s): injection

Hypernym(s): medical_care, medical_aid




8. shot - noun

· a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"

Synonym(s): nip

Hypernym(s): small_indefinite_quantity, small_indefinite_amount




9. shot - noun

· an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

Synonym(s): shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe

Hypernym(s): remark, comment, input




10. shot - noun

· an estimate based on little or no information

Synonym(s): guess, guesswork, guessing, dead_reckoning

Hypernym(s): estimate, estimation, approximation, idea




11. shot - noun

· an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"

Synonym(s): snapshot, snap

Hypernym(s): photograph, photo, exposure, picture, pic




12. shot - noun

· sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"

Hypernym(s): sports_equipment




13. shot - noun

· an explosive charge used in blasting

Hypernym(s): charge, burster, bursting_charge, explosive_charge




14. shot - noun

· a blow hard enough to cause injury; "he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"

Hypernym(s): blow




15. shot - noun

· an attempt to score in a game

Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try




16. shot - noun

· informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

Synonym(s): stab

Hypernym(s): attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try




17. shot - noun

· the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

Synonym(s): blastoff

Hypernym(s): rocket_firing, rocket_launching




18. shoot - verb

· hit with a missile from a weapon

Synonym(s): hit, pip

Hypernym(s): injure, wound




19. shoot - verb

· kill by firing a missile

Synonym(s): pip

Hypernym(s): kill




20. shoot - verb

· fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"

Synonym(s): blast

Hypernym(s): fire, discharge




21. shoot - verb

· make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"

Synonym(s): film, take

Hypernym(s): record, enter, put_down




22. shoot - verb

· send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"

Hypernym(s): project, cast, contrive, throw




23. shoot - verb

· run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"

Synonym(s): dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash

Hypernym(s): rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it




24. shoot - verb

· move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

Synonym(s): tear, shoot_down, charge, buck

Hypernym(s): rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it




25. shoot - verb

· throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"

Hypernym(s): hit




26. shoot - verb

· record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"

Synonym(s): photograph, snap

Hypernym(s): record, enter, put_down




27. shoot - verb

· emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"

Hypernym(s): emit, give_out, give_off




28. shoot - verb

· cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"

Hypernym(s): ache, smart, hurt




29. shoot - verb

· force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

Synonym(s): inject

Hypernym(s): insert, enclose, inclose, stick_in, put_in, introduce




30. shoot - verb

· variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"

Hypernym(s): weave, interweave




31. shoot - verb

· throw dice, as in a crap game

Hypernym(s): throw




32. shoot - verb

· spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"

Synonym(s): fritter, frivol_away, dissipate, fritter_away, fool, fool_away

Hypernym(s): consume, squander, waste, ware




33. shoot - verb

· score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"

Hypernym(s): score, hit, tally, rack_up




34. shoot - verb

· utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




35. shoot - verb

· measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"

Hypernym(s): measure, mensurate, measure_out




36. shoot - verb

· produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"

Synonym(s): spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon_forth, sprout

Hypernym(s): grow




37. shoot - verb

· give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

Synonym(s): inject

Hypernym(s): administer, dispense




38. shot - adjective

· varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

Synonym(s): changeable, chatoyant, iridescent





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