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Main Entry: 1shoot
Inflected Form(s): shot /shät/; shoot·ing 1 a: to let fly or cause to be driven forward with force <shoot an arrow> b: to cause a missile to be driven out of <shoot a gun> c: to cause a weapon to discharge a missile <shoot at a target> 2 a: to send (a marble) forward by snapping the thumb b: to hit or throw (as a ball or puck) toward a goal c: to score by shooting <shoot a basket> d: 2PLAY 5a <shoot pool> 3: to strike with a missile from a bow or gun; especially: to kill by so doing <shot a deer> 4: to push or slide into or out of a fastening <shot the door bolt> 5 a: to push or thrust forward swiftly <lizards shooting out their tongues> b: to grow rapidly <the corn is shooting up> 6 a: to go, move, or pass rapidly <they shot past on skis> b: to pass swiftly along <shoot the rapids in a canoe> c: to stream out suddenly : SPURTd: to dart with a piercing sensation <shooting pains> 7: to take the altitude of <shoot the sun with a sextant> 8: to take a picture or series of pictures or television images of - shoot·ernoun - shoot ator shoot for: to try to accomplish : strive for - shoot the breeze: 1TALK 5a, chat - shoot the works: to put forth all one's efforts