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  • 1 shoot forth — index pullulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Shoot — Shoot, v. i. 1. To cause an engine or weapon to discharge a missile; said of a person or an agent; as, they shot at a target; he shoots better than he rides. [1913 Webster] The archers have . . . shot at him. Gen. xlix. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 shoot — [sho͞ot] vt. shot, shooting [ME shoten < OE sceotan, akin to ON skjōta, Ger schiessen < IE base * (s)keud , to throw, shoot > SHUT, OSlav is kydati, to throw out] 1. a) to move swiftly over, by, across, etc. [to shoot the rapids in a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Shoot — Shoot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shot}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shooting}. The old participle {Shotten} is obsolete. See {Shotten}.] [OE. shotien, schotien, AS. scotian, v. i., sce[ o]tan; akin to D. schieten, G. schie?en, OHG. sciozan, Icel. skj?ta, Sw.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 shoot — I. verb (shot; shooting) Etymology: Middle English sheten, shoten, shuten, from Old English scēotan; akin to Old Norse skjōta to shoot Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. (1) to eject or impel or cause to be ejected or impelled by a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 shoot — [c]/ʃut / (say shooht) verb (shot /ʃɒt / (say shot), shooting) –verb (t) 1. to hit, wound, or kill with a missile discharged from a weapon. 2. to execute or put to death with a bullet. 3. to send forth (arrows, bullets, etc.) from a bow, firearm …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 shoot — shoot1 /shooht/, v., shot, shooting, n. v.t. 1. to hit, wound, damage, kill, or destroy with a missile discharged from a weapon. 2. to execute or put to death with a bullet: to be shot at sunrise. 3. to send forth or discharge (a missile) from a… …

    Universalium

  • 8 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.)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 9 shoot — v., n., & int. v. (past and past part. shot) 1 tr. a cause (a gun, bow, etc.) to fire. b discharge (a bullet, arrow, etc.) from a gun, bow, etc. c kill or wound (a person, animal, etc.) with a bullet, arrow, etc. from a gun, bow, etc. 2 intr.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 shoot — Synonyms and related words: Photostat, X ray, Xerox, ache, acute pain, agonize, ail, aim at, altitude peak, anguish, annihilate, assassinate, automatic control, backfire, barf, barrage, be bright, beacon, beam, beat, bedazzle, behead, bine, bite …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 shoot — v 1. hit, wound, hurt, harm, damage, injure; shoot down, bring down, drop, fell; riddle, Sl. pump full of lead, Sl. zap, pick off; kill, slay, Sl. knock off, Sl. snuff out. 2. send forth, discharge, fire or fire off, let fly, let off, eject;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 12 shoot up — Synonyms and related words: accrue, accumulate, advance, appreciate, balloon, bloat, blossom, bob up, boom, break water, breed, brew, bristle up, broaden, bud, burgeon, burst forth, cock up, crescendo, develop, extrude, float up, flourish, fly up …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 shoot — {{11}}shoot (n.) young branch of a tree or plant, mid 15c., from SHOOT (Cf. shoot) (v.). Meaning conduit for coal, etc. is from 1844. Shoot out is from 1953. {{12}}shoot (v.) O.E. sceotan to shoot (class II strong verb; past tense sceat, pp.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 shoot —   1. Discharge. Pana, kī.    ♦ Shoot with bow and arrow, pana pua, pāpua, kakaka, kīko o, umoki; pana i a (fish); pana iole (rats).    ♦ Shoot arrows of sugar cane tassels, ke a pua.    ♦ Shoot a coconut leaf midrib, panapana nī au.    ♦ Shoot a… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 15 shoot — I. v. a. 1. Let fly, propel. 2. Fire, discharge, let off. 3. Propel, expel, discharge, send forth. 4. Hit or kill by a missile. 5. Protrude, dart forth, thrust forward. 6. Streak, variegate, dot. 7. Extend, put forth, th …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 shoot the works — phrasal 1. : to play for the highest stake permitted : venture all one s capital on one play 2. : to put forth all one s efforts : to do something without restraint * * * shoot the works (slang) 1. To risk one s all on one play (gambling) 2.… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 shoot the works — phrasal 1. to venture all one s capital on one play 2. to put forth all one s efforts …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 To shoot ahead — Shoot Shoot, v. i. 1. To cause an engine or weapon to discharge a missile; said of a person or an agent; as, they shot at a target; he shoots better than he rides. [1913 Webster] The archers have . . . shot at him. Gen. xlix. 23. [1913 Webster] 2 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 put forth — Synonyms and related words: advance, advertise, air, articulate, be off, blazon forth, brandish, breathe, bring before, bring forward, bring out, bring up, broach, bud, burgeon, burst forth, chime, chorus, come out with, commend to attention,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 burst forth — Synonyms and related words: arise, bail out, be born, become, belch, blow open, blow out, bob up, break cover, break forth, break out, bud, burgeon, burst out, come, come forth, come out, come to be, crop up, debouch, discharge, disembogue,… …

    Moby Thesaurus