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shoot

 (sho͞ot)
v. shot (shŏt), shoot·ing, shoots
v.tr.
1.
a. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
b. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile: shot out the window.
c. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
2. To fire or let fly (a missile) from a weapon.
3.
a. To discharge (a weapon).
b. To detonate or cause to explode: shot off a firecracker.
4. To inject (a drug, for example) with a hypodermic syringe.
5. To throw out or release (a fishing line, for example).
6.
a. To send forth suddenly, intensely, or swiftly: The burning building shot sparks onto the adjacent roof. He shot an angry look at me.
b. To emit (a ray or rays of light or another form of energy).
c. To utter (sounds or words) forcefully, rapidly, or suddenly: She shot a retort to the insult.
d. Slang To give, send, or hand quickly: Shoot me that stapler.
7. Informal To spend, use up, or waste: They shot their savings on a new boat.
8. To pass over or through swiftly: shooting the rapids.
9. To cover (country) in hunting for game.
10. To record on film or video using a movie camera: shot the scene in one take.
11. To cause to project or protrude; extend: shot out her arm to prevent the bottle from falling.
12. To begin to grow or produce; put forth.
13. To pour, empty out, or discharge down or as if down a chute: shot gravel into the hole.
14. Sports & Games
a. To throw or propel (a ball, marble, or other projectile in a game) in a specific direction or toward the objective.
b. To accomplish (the objective) of a game involving a projectile; score (a point, basket, or goal).
c. To play (a game involving projectiles, such as golf or pool).
d. To attain (a given score) in golf.
e. To play (a game involving dice, especially craps).
f. To throw (the dice or a given score) in craps.
15. To slide (the bolt of a lock) into or out of its fastening.
16. To plane (the edge of a board) straight.
17. To variegate (colored cloth) by interweaving weft threads of a different color.
18. To measure the altitude of with a sextant or other instrument: shot the star.
v.intr.
1. To discharge a missile from a weapon.
2. To discharge or fire; go off.
3.
a. To gush or spurt: Water shot out of the geyser.
b. To appear suddenly: The sun shot through a break in the clouds.
4. To move swiftly; dart.
5. To be felt moving or as if moving in the body: Pain shot through my lower leg.
6. To protrude; project: The headland shoots far out into the sea.
7. To engage in hunting or the firing of weapons, especially for sport: is shooting in Scotland during the fall.
8. To put forth new growth; germinate.
9.
a. To take pictures.
b. To film a scene in a movie.
10. Sports & Games To propel a ball or other object toward the goal or in a specific direction or manner.
11. Games To throw dice.
12. Slang To begin talking. Often used in the imperative: I know you have something to tell me, so shoot!
13. To slide into or out of a fastening. Used of the bolt of a lock.
n.
1. The motion or movement of something that is propelled, driven, or discharged.
2.
a. The young growth arising from a germinating seed; a sprout.
b. A young leaf, flower, or other new growth on a plant.
c. The aboveground part of a vascular plant.
3. A narrow, swift, or turbulent section of a stream.
4.
a. The act of discharging a weapon or letting fly a missile.
b. Informal The launching of a rocket or similar missile.
5.
a. An organized shooting activity, such as a skeet tournament or hunt.
b. A round of shots in a contest with firearms.
6. A session in which something is photographed, filmed, or videotaped.
7. The distance a shot travels; the range.
8. Nautical The interval between strokes in rowing.
9. A sharp twinge or spasm of pain.
10. An inclined channel for moving something; a chute.
11. A body of ore in a vein.
interj.
Used to express surprise, mild annoyance, or disappointment.
Phrasal Verbs:
shoot down
1. To bring down (an aircraft, for example) by hitting and damaging with gunfire or a missile.
2. Informal To ruin the aspirations of; disappoint.
3. Informal
a. To put an end to; defeat: shot down the proposal.
b. To expose as false; discredit: shot down his theory.
shoot for (or at)
Informal To strive or aim for; have as a goal.
shoot up
1. Informal To grow or get taller rapidly.
2. To increase dramatically in amount.
3. To riddle with bullets.
4. To damage or terrorize (a town, for example) by intense or random gunfire.
5. Slang To inject a drug with a hypodermic syringe.
Idioms:
shoot from the hip Slang
To act or speak on a matter without forethought.
shoot off (one's) mouth/face Slang
1. To speak indiscreetly.
2. To brag; boast.
shoot (one's) bolt Slang
To do all within one's power; exhaust all of one's resources or capabilities.
shoot (one's) wad
1. Slang
a. To spend all of one's cash.
b. To use up all of one's energy or resources.
2. Vulgar Slang To ejaculate.
shoot (oneself) in the foot
To do or say something that inadvertently undermines one's interests.
shoot straight
To talk or deal honestly.
shoot the breeze/bull Slang
To spend time talking in an idle manner; talk idly.
shoot the shit Vulgar Slang
To talk idly.
shoot the works Informal
To expend all of one's efforts or capital.

[Middle English shoten, from Old English scēotan; see skeud- in Indo-European roots. Interj., alteration of shit.]

shoot′er n.

shoot

(ʃuːt)
vb, shoots, shooting or shot
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to hit, wound, damage, or kill with a missile discharged from a weapon
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to discharge (a missile or missiles) from a weapon
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to fire (a weapon) or (of a weapon) to be fired
4. to send out or be sent out as if from a weapon: he shot questions at her.
5. (intr) to move very rapidly; dart
6. (tr) to slide or push into or out of a fastening: to shoot a bolt.
7. to emit (a ray of light) or (of a ray of light) to be emitted
8. (tr) to go or pass quickly over or through: to shoot rapids.
9. (Hunting) (intr) to hunt game with a gun for sport
10. (Hunting) (tr) to pass over (an area) in hunting game
11. to extend or cause to extend; project
12. (tr) to discharge down or as if down a chute
13. (Botany) (intr) (of a plant) to produce (buds, branches, etc)
14. (Botany) (intr) (of a seed) to germinate
15. (Photography) to photograph or record (a sequence, subject, etc)
16. (Film) to photograph or record (a sequence, subject, etc)
17. (tr; usually passive) to variegate or streak, as with colour
18. (General Sporting Terms) sport to hit or propel (the ball, etc) towards the goal
19. (Golf) (tr) sport chiefly US and Canadian to score (points, strokes, etc): he shot 72 on the first round.
20. (Building) (tr) to plane (a board) to produce a straight edge
21. (Mining & Quarrying) (tr) mining to detonate
22. (Astronomy) (tr) to measure the altitude of (a celestial body)
23. (Recreational Drugs) (often foll by up) slang to inject (someone, esp oneself) with (a drug, esp heroin)
24. shoot a line See line158
25. shoot from the hip to speak bluntly or impulsively without concern for the consequences
26. shoot one's bolt See bolt113
27. shoot oneself in the foot informal to damage one's own cause inadvertently
28. shoot one's mouth off slang
a. to talk indiscreetly
b. to boast or exaggerate
29. shoot the breeze See breeze15
n
30. the act of shooting
31. the action or motion of something that is shot
32. (Botany) the first aerial part of a plant to develop from a germinating seed
33. (Botany) any new growth of a plant, such as a bud, young branch, etc
34. (Hunting) chiefly Brit a meeting or party organized for hunting game with guns
35. (Hunting) an area or series of coverts and woods where game can be hunted with guns
36. (Physical Geography) a steep descent in a stream; rapid
37. (Photography) informal a photographic assignment
38. (Geological Science) geology mining a narrow workable vein of ore
39. (Mining & Quarrying) geology mining a narrow workable vein of ore
40. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) obsolete the reach of a shot
41. the whole shoot slang everything
interj
US and Canadian an exclamation expressing disbelief, scepticism, disgust, disappointment, etc
[Old English sceōtan; related to Old Norse skjōta, Old High German skiozan to shoot, Old Slavonic iskydati to throw out]

shoot

(ʃut)

v. shot, shoot•ing,
n. v.t.
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.
6. to direct suddenly or swiftly: He shot a smile at his wife.
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.
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.
13. to put forth (buds, branches, etc.).
14. 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. to take the altitude of (a heavenly body).
17. to detonate; cause to explode.
18. to take a picture of; photograph or film.
v.i.
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.
23. to put forth buds or shoots, as a plant; germinate.
24. to take a photograph.
25. to film or begin to film a scene or movie.
26. to extend; jut: a cape shooting out into the sea.
27. 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.
29. to carry by force of discharge or momentum: The missile shot thousands of miles into space.
30. Informal. to begin to talk.
31. shoot down,
a. to cause to fall by hitting with a shot.
b. to disparage, reject, or expose as false or inadequate.
32. shoot for or at, to attempt to obtain or accomplish.
33. 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.
n.
34. the act of shooting with a bow, firearm, etc.
35. a shooting expedition or contest.
36. a growing or sprouting, as of a plant.
37. a new or young growth that shoots off from some portion of a plant.
38. a sprout that is not three feet high.
39. a chute.
40. the launching of a missile.
41. a photographic assignment or session, as for a feature film or a television commercial.
42. Rowing. the interval between strokes.
43. a narrow vein of ore.
Idioms:
1. shoot from the hip, Informal. to act or speak without due consideration or deliberation.
2. shoot off one's mouth or face, Slang.
a. to talk indiscreetly, make thoughtless remarks, etc.
b. to exaggerate; brag.
3. shoot one's wad or bolt, Informal.
a. to spend all one's money.
b. Also, shoot the works. to spend and exhaust all one's energies or resources.
4. shoot the breeze or bull, Informal. to chat aimlessly.
[before 900; Middle English shoten (v.), Old English scēotan, c. Old Frisian skiata, Old High German sciozzan, Old Norse skjōta; akin to shot1]
shoot′er, n.

shoot

(sho͞ot)
A new growth on a plant, such as a young branch or a sprout from a seed.

shoot


Past participle: shot
Gerund: shooting

Imperative
shoot
shoot
Present
I shoot
you shoot
he/she/it shoots
we shoot
you shoot
they shoot
Preterite
I shot
you shot
he/she/it shot
we shot
you shot
they shot
Present Continuous
I am shooting
you are shooting
he/she/it is shooting
we are shooting
you are shooting
they are shooting
Present Perfect
I have shot
you have shot
he/she/it has shot
we have shot
you have shot
they have shot
Past Continuous
I was shooting
you were shooting
he/she/it was shooting
we were shooting
you were shooting
they were shooting
Past Perfect
I had shot
you had shot
he/she/it had shot
we had shot
you had shot
they had shot
Future
I will shoot
you will shoot
he/she/it will shoot
we will shoot
you will shoot
they will shoot
Future Perfect
I will have shot
you will have shot
he/she/it will have shot
we will have shot
you will have shot
they will have shot
Future Continuous
I will be shooting
you will be shooting
he/she/it will be shooting
we will be shooting
you will be shooting
they will be shooting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shooting
you have been shooting
he/she/it has been shooting
we have been shooting
you have been shooting
they have been shooting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shooting
you will have been shooting
he/she/it will have been shooting
we will have been shooting
you will have been shooting
they will have been shooting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shooting
you had been shooting
he/she/it had been shooting
we had been shooting
you had been shooting
they had been shooting
Conditional
I would shoot
you would shoot
he/she/it would shoot
we would shoot
you would shoot
they would shoot
Past Conditional
I would have shot
you would have shot
he/she/it would have shot
we would have shot
you would have shot
they would have shot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoot - a new branchshoot - a new branch        
sprout - any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
sucker - a shoot arising from a plant's roots
tiller - a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass
2.shoot - the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
shooting, shot - the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"
skeet, skeet shooting, trapshooting - the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
Verb1.shoot - hit with a missile from a weapon
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
strike, hit - make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"
shoot, blast - fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
gun down - strike down or shoot down
grass - shoot down, of birds
kneecap - shoot in the kneecap, often done by terrorist groups as a warning; "They kneecapped the industrialist"
pip, shoot - kill by firing a missile
2.shoot - kill by firing a missile
shoot, pip, hit - hit with a missile from a weapon
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
flight - shoot a bird in flight
pick off - shoot one by one
3.shoot - fire a shotshoot - fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
fire, discharge - cause to go off; "fire a gun"; "fire a bullet"
blaze, blaze away - shoot rapidly and repeatedly; "He blazed away at the men"
overshoot - shoot beyond or over (a target)
sharpshoot, snipe - aim and shoot with great precision
fire, open fire - start firing a weapon
gun - shoot with a gun
shoot, pip, hit - hit with a missile from a weapon
pump - deliver forth; "pump bullets into the dummy"
4.shoot - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
photograph, shoot, snap - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
reshoot - shoot again; "We had to reshoot that scene 24 times"
5.shoot - send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
cast, contrive, throw, project - put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
6.shoot - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
plunge - dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
shoot down, tear, buck, charge, shoot - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten - move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
7.shoot - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten - move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
dash, scoot, scud, dart, flash, shoot - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
rip - move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
shoot up - rise dramatically; "Prices shot up overnight"
8.shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
dunk - make a dunk shot, in basketball; "He dunked the ball"
break - make the opening shot that scatters the balls
chip - play a chip shot
carom - make a carom
birdie - shoot in one stroke under par
double birdie, eagle - shoot two strokes under par; "She eagled the hole"
double bogey - to shoot two strokes over par
bogey - to shoot in one stroke over par
knuckle - shoot a marble while keeping one's knuckles on the ground
9.shoot - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
retake - photograph again; "Please retake that scene"
x-ray - take an x-ray of something or somebody; "The doctor x-rayed my chest"
10.shoot - emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
give out, emit, give off - give off, send forth, or discharge; as of light, heat, or radiation, vapor, etc.; "The ozone layer blocks some harmful rays which the sun emits"
11.shoot - cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
hurt, smart, ache - be the source of pain
12.shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
inject, shoot - give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
put in, stick in, inclose, insert, introduce, enclose - introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
13.shoot - variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"
interweave, weave - interlace by or as if by weaving
14.shoot - throw dice, as in a crap game
throw - throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
15.shoot - spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
ware, squander, consume, waste - spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
16.shoot - score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
rack up, score, tally, hit - gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season"
17.shoot - utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
18.shoot - measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
measure, measure out, mensurate - determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; "Measure the length of the wall"
19.shoot - produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
grow - increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore"
germinate - cause to grow or sprout; "the plentiful rain germinated my plants"
20.shoot - give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"
dispense, administer - give or apply (medications)
infuse - introduce into the body through a vein, for therapeutic purposes; "Some physiologists infuses sugar solutions into the veins of animals"
vaccinate, immunise, immunize, inoculate - perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation; "We vaccinate against scarlet fever"; "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school"
inject, shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

shoot

verb
1. open fire on, blast (slang), hit, kill, bag, plug (slang), bring down, blow away (slang, chiefly U.S.), zap (slang), pick off, pump full of lead (slang) The police had orders to shoot anyone who attacked them.
2. fire, launch, discharge, project, hurl, fling, propel, emit, let fly He shot an arrow into the air.
3. speed, race, rush, charge, fly, spring, tear, flash, dash, barrel (along) (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bolt, streak, dart, whisk, whizz (informal), hurtle, scoot, burn rubber (informal) They had almost reached the boat when a figure shot past them.
4. film, video, photograph, capture on film, make a film of He'd love to shoot his film in Cuba.
noun
1. sprout, branch, bud, twig, sprig, offshoot, scion, slip This week saw the first pink shoots of the new season's crop.
shoot someone down gun down, blow away (slang, chiefly U.S.), put a bullet into (informal), fell, take out (slang), execute, pump full of lead (informal) They shot him down in cold blood.
shoot something down bring down, gun down His plane was shot down.
shoot something or someone down in flames put down, dismiss, dispel, reject, banish, spurn, repudiate, lay aside, pooh-pooh She was able to shoot the rumour down in flames.
shoot up increase, grow, expand, go up, mount, multiply, snowball Sales shot up by 9% last month.

shoot

verb
1. To wound or kill with a firearm:
gun (down), pick off.
Slang: plug.
2. To launch with great force:
Idiom: let fly.
3. To discharge a gun or firearm:
5. To pass quickly and lightly through the air:
6. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm:
Informal: fire.
phrasal verb
shoot down
Informal. To cause to be no longer believed or valued:
Idioms: knock the bottom out of, shoot full of holes.
phrasal verb
shoot up
Informal. To rise abruptly and precipitously:
noun
1. A young stemlike growth arising from a plant:
2. A violent, excruciating seizure of pain:
Translations
بُرْعُم، فَسيلَهيَرمي نَظْرَة غَضَبيَصْطاديُصَوِّريُطْلِقُ
výhonekstříletvrhnoutvyrazitvystřelit
skydejagekasteoptageryge
pafi
ampualaukaistaverso
upucati
fõbelõforgatgólt lõkisugárzik
tembak
skjótaskjóta; stunda skotveiîarskjótast, òjóta, òeytasprotikvikmynda
撃つ
(...을...으로) 쏘다
daigasišlėktimušti į vartusnudiegtinušauti
atvasedrāztiesdzinumsfilmētfotografēt
bodaťnatáčaťzastreliť
planitisestrelitišinitisnematistreljati
skjuta
kupiga risasi
ยิง
ateş etmekatmakavlamakbirden ok gibi fırlamakçekim yapmak
bắn

shoot

[ʃuːt] (shot (vb: pt, pp))
A. N
1. (Bot) → brote m, retoño m
2. (Cine) → rodaje m (Phot) → sesión f fotográfica
3. (= shooting party) → cacería f, partida f de caza; (= preserve) → coto m de caza, vedado m de caza; (= competition) → concurso m de tiro al blanco, certamen m de tiro al blanco
B. VT
1. (= wound) → pegar un tiro a; (= kill) → matar de un tiro; (more brutally) → matar a tiros; (= execute) → fusilar; (= hunt) → cazar
she shot her husbandpegó un tiro a su marido
you'll get me shot!¡me van a asesinar or matar por tu culpa!
he was shot as a spylo fusilaron por espía
to shoot sb deadmatar a algn de un tiro or a tiros
we often go shooting rabbits at the weekendsolemos ir a cazar conejos los fines de semana
he was shot in the leguna bala le hirió en la pierna
he had been shot through the heartla bala le había atravesado el corazón
to shoot o.s. in the footcavar su propia fosa sin darse cuenta
2. (= launch) [+ bullet, gun, arrow] → disparar; [+ missile] → lanzar
3. (= propel) [+ object] → lanzar (at hacia)
the impact shot them forwardel impacto hizo que salieran despedidos hacia delante
the volcano shot lava high into the airel volcán despidió or arrojó lava por los aires
4. (fig) [+ glance, look] → lanzar; [+ smile] → dedicar; [+ ray of light] → arrojar, lanzar
she shot me a sideways glanceme lanzó una mirada de reojo, me miró de reojo
he began shooting questions at herempezó a acribillarla a preguntas
to shoot the breeze or bull (US) → darle a la lengua
to shoot a line (Brit) → marcarse un farol
to shoot one's mouth off >irse de la lengua, hablar más de la cuenta
see also bolt A1
5. (Cine) → rodar, filmar (Phot) [+ subject of picture] → tomar, sacar
6. (= speed through)
to shoot the lights (Aut) → saltarse un semáforo en rojo
to shoot the rapidssortear or salvar los rápidos
7. (= close) [+ bolt] → correr
8. (= play)
to shoot dice/pool (US) → jugar a los dados/al billar
9. (= inject) [+ drugs] → inyectarse, chutarse, pincharse
C. VI
1. (with gun) → disparar, tirar; (= hunt) → cazar
to shoot at sth/sbdisparar a algo/algn
to go shootingir de caza
to shoot to killdisparar a matar, tirar a matar
shoot-to-kill policyprograma m de tirar a matar
2. (in ball games, gen) → tirar (Ftbl) → disparar, chutar
to shoot at goaltirar a gol, chutar
to shoot widefallar el tiro, errar el tiro
3. (= move rapidly)
she shot ahead to take first placese adelantó rápidamente para ponerse en primer puesto
to shoot by = to shoot past
the car shot forwardel coche salió disparado hacia delante
flames shot 100ft into the airlas llamas saltaron por los aires a 100 pies de altura
he shot out of his chair/out of bedsalió disparado de la silla/de la cama
to shoot pastpasar como un rayo
the car shot past usel coche pasó como un rayo or una bala
to shoot to fame/stardomlanzarse a la fama/al estrellato
the pain went shooting up his armun dolor punzante le subía por el brazo
4. (Bot) (= produce buds) → brotar; (= germinate) → germinar
5. (Cine) → rodar, filmar (Phot) → sacar la foto, disparar
6. (US) (in conversation) shoot!¡adelante!, ¡dispara!
D. EXCL oh shoot!¡caracoles!, ¡mecachis! (Sp)
shoot away
A. VT + ADV = shoot off A2
B. VI + ADV
1. (Mil) → seguir tirando
2. (= move) → partir como una bala, salir disparado
shoot back
B. VI + ADV
1. (Mil) → devolver el tiro, responder con disparos
2. (= move) → volver como una bala (to a)
shoot down VT + ADV [+ aeroplane] → derribar; [+ person] → matar a tiros, balear (LAm) (fig) [+ argument] → echar por tierra
shoot off
A. VT + ADV
1. [+ gun] → disparar
see also mouth A
2. he had a leg shot offun disparo le cercenó una pierna
B. VI + ADV = shoot away B2
shoot out
A. VT + ADV
1. (= eject) [+ sparks] → arrojar, soltar
2. (= move rapidly) [+ hand] → sacar rápidamente
3. (with gun) [+ lights] → apagar a tiros; [+ windows, tyres] → coser a tiros
to shoot it out (lit, fig) → resolverlo a tiros
B. VI + ADV (= come out suddenly) [person, animal] → salir disparado
his hand shot out and grabbed a cakealargó la mano rápidamente y agarró un pastel
shoot up
A. VI + ADV
1. (= move upwards rapidly) [prices, value, temperature] → dispararse; [hand, head] → alzarse de repente; [eyebrows] → arquearse de repente; [smoke, flames, water] → salir disparado
every hand in the classroom shot uptodas las manos de la clase se alzaron de repente, todo el mundo en la clase alzó la mano de repente
2. (= grow quickly) [plant] → crecer rápidamente
your son's shot up over the last few monthstu hijo ha dado un estirón en estos últimos meses
3. [drug user] → chutarse, pincharse
B. VT + ADV
1. [+ town, district] → barrer a tiros or balazos; [+ vehicle] → coser a tiros or balazos
he's pretty badly shot up, but he'll liveha recibido bastantes tiros, pero sobrevivirá
2. [+ drugs] → chutarse, pincharse

shoot

[ˈʃuːt]
n
[plant] → pousse f
(= shooting party) → partie f de chasse
(CINEMA)tournage m
a film shoot → un tournage de film
(PHOTOGRAPHY)séance f
a photo shoot → une séance photo
vb [shot] (pt, pp)
vt
[+ person] (= kill) → abattre, tuer d'un coup de fusil (or de revolver) (= wound) → blesser d'un coup de fusil (or de revolver) (= hit) → atteindre d'une balle (= execute) → fusiller
He was shot by a sniper → Il a été abattu par un franc-tireur.
He was shot in the leg
BUT Il a reçu une balle dans la jambe.
He was shot at dawn
BUT Il a été fusillé à l'aube.
to shoot sb dead → abattre qn
to shoot o.s. (= commit suicide) → se tirer une balle
He shot himself with a revolver → Il s'est suicidé d'un coup de revolver.
to shoot o.s. in the foot → se tirer une balle dans le pied
[+ animal] (= kill) → tuer (= hunt) → chasser
(= fire) [+ gun] → tirer un coup de; [+ bullet, arrow] → tirer; [+ missile] → lancer
He shot an arrow into the air → Il a tiré une flèche en l'air.
[+ look] → jeter
(CINEMA) [+ scene, film] → tourner
The film was shot in Prague → Le film a été tourné à Prague.
(PHOTOGRAPHY) [+ photo] → prendre
(mainly US) (= play) → jouer à
to shoot pool → jouer au billard
to shoot craps → faire une partie de dés
(mainly US) to shoot the breeze (= chat) → tailler une bavette
to shoot the breeze with sb (= chat) → tailler une bavette avec qn
vi
(fire gun)tirer
Don't shoot! → Ne tirez pas!
to shoot at [+ person, animal, target] → tirer sur
(in football, basketball)shooter, tirer
(= move quickly) to shoot past → passer comme une flèche
to shoot past sb/sth → passer comme une flèche devant qn/qch
to shoot in → entrer comme une flèche
to shoot out → sortir comme une flèche
to shoot out of the room → sortir comme une flèche de la pièce
to shoot to fame → être propulsé(e) au faîte de la gloire
shoot down
vt sep
[+ plane, helicopter, missile] → abattre
(= kill) [+ person] → abattre
(= ridicule) [+ person, ideas] → tourner en ridicule
to shoot sb down in flames → descendre qn en flammes
shoot up
vi
(= increase rapidly) [inflation, prices, value] → monter en flèche
(= grow quickly) [child] → beaucoup pousser
(= inject drugs) → se piquer
vt sep (with gun) [+ place] → mitrailler; [+ person] → tirer sur
vt fus (= inject) [+ heroin] → se piquer àshoot-em-up [ˈʃuːtəmʌp] n (= computer game) → shoot'em up m inv jeu vidéo très violent

shoot

vb: pret, ptp <shot>
n
(Bot) → Trieb m; (esp sprouting from seed, potato etc) → Keim m; (out of ground: of bushes, trees) → Schössling m, → Schoss m; (= young branch)Reis nt
(= shooting party)Jagdgesellschaft f; (= competition)(Wett)schießen nt; (= land)(Jagd)revier nt, → Jagd f
(= photographic assignment)Fotosession f
vt
(Mil etc) → schießen; bullet, gunabfeuern
person, animal (= hit)anschießen; (= wound seriously)niederschießen; (= kill)erschießen; to shoot somebody deadjdn erschießen; he shot himselfer hat sich erschossen; he shot himself in the footer schoss sich (dat)in den Fuß; (fig inf)er hat ein Eigentor geschossen (inf); he was shot in the leger wurde ins Bein getroffen; the bird had been shot in the wingdem Vogel war ein Flügel durchschossen worden; he was fatally shot in the neckihn traf ein tödlicher Genickschuss; you’ll get me shot (fig inf)du bringst mich um Kopf und Kragen (inf); you’ll get shot for doing that! (fig inf)das kann dich Kopf und Kragen kosten! (inf); people have been shot for less! (hum inf)es sind schon Leute für weniger an den Galgen gekommen! (inf); it was like shooting fish in a barreles war ein ungleicher Wettkampf
(= throw, propel)schleudern; to shoot a question at somebodyeine Frage auf jdn abfeuern; to shoot a glance at somebody, to shoot somebody a glancejdm einen (schnellen) Blick zuwerfen; to shoot a line (inf)aufschneiden, sich wichtigtun (to sb bei jdm)
to shoot the boltden Riegel vorlegen; to shoot one’s bolt (fig)sein Pulver verschießen; to shoot the rapidsüber die Stromschnellen jagen; to shoot the lightseine Ampel (bei Rot) überfahren; to shoot the breeze (inf)einfach daherreden (inf)
(Sport) → schießen; (US sl: = play) craps, poolspielen; to shoot dicewürfeln, Würfel spielen
(Phot) film, scenedrehen; snapshotschießen; subjectaufnehmen
(inf: = inject) drugdrücken (sl)
vi
(with gun) → schießen; (as hunter) → jagen; to shoot to killgezielt schießen; (police)einen gezielten Todesschuss/gezielte Todesschüsse abgeben; don’t shoot!nicht schießen!; stop or I’ll shoot!stehen bleiben oder ich schieße!; to shoot at somebody/somethingauf jdn/etw schießen; to shoot straightgenau schießen; to shoot widedanebenschießen; to shoot from the hipaus der Hüfte schießen; (fig: = talk without thinking) → ohne Überlegung daherreden; shoot! (fig inf: = ask away etc) → schieß los!; to shoot for the moonsich (dat)Großes vornehmen
(= move rapidly)schießen (inf); to shoot ahead/into the leadan die Spitze vorpreschen; he shot ahead of the other boys in mathser ließ die anderen Jungen in Mathe weit hinter sich (dat); the car shot along the trackder Wagen schoss or jagte die Piste entlang; he shot down the stairser schoss or jagte die Treppe hinunter; to shoot by or pastvorbeischießen or -jagen; to shoot in(he)reingeschossen kommen; to shoot to fame/stardomauf einen Schlag berühmt/zum Star werden
(Sport) → schießen; to shoot at goalaufs Tor schießen
(pain) the pain shot up his legder Schmerz durchzuckte sein Bein; shooting painsstechende Schmerzen pl
(Phot) → knipsen (inf); (Film) → drehen
(inf: = inject drugs) → fixen (inf)

shoot

[ʃuːt] (shot (vb: pt, pp))
1. vt
a. (hit) → colpire, sparare a; (hunt) → cacciare, andare a caccia di; (execute) → fucilare; (kill) → uccidere
he was shot in the arm → gli hanno sparato al braccio
to shoot o.s. in the foot (fig) → darsi la zappa sui piedi
you'll get shot if you do that! (fig) (fam) → puoi rimetterci le penne!
b. (fire, bullet) → sparare; (arrow) → scoccare; (missile) → lanciare
to shoot one's way out → farsi largo a colpi di pistola
to shoot an arrow at sb → tirare una freccia contro qn
to shoot dice → tirare i dadi
c. (direct, look, smile) → lanciare
to shoot a question at sb → sparare una domanda a qn
d. (Cine) (film, scene) → girare; (person, object) → riprendere
e. (pass quickly, rapids) → scendere
2. vi
a. to shoot (at sb/sth) (with gun) → sparare (a qn/qc); (with bow) → tirare (su or contro qn/qc)
to shoot on sight → sparare a vista
to shoot back → rispondere al fuoco
to shoot at goal (Ftbl) → tirare in porta or a rete
b. (rush) to shoot in/outentrare/uscire come una freccia
to shoot across to → precipitarsi verso
to shoot past sb → sfrecciare vicino a qn
the pain shot up his leg → sentì una fitta lancinante alla gamba
the bullet shot past his head → il colpo gli ha sfiorato la testa
3. n
a. (Bot) → germoglio
b. (shooting party) → partita di caccia; (competition) → gara di tiro; (preserve) → riserva di caccia
c. (fig) (fam) the whole shoottutto, ogni cosa
shoot down vt + adv (aeroplane) → abbattere; (person) → uccidere (fig) (person) → distruggere; (argument) → demolire
shoot out
1. vt + adv he shot out his arm and saved meha allungato prontamente il braccio e mi ha salvato
to shoot it out → regolare una faccenda a colpi di pistola
2. vi + adv (water) → sprizzare; (flames) → divampare
shoot up
1. vi + adv
a. (flames, rocket) → alzarsi; (water) → scaturire con forza; (price) → salire alle stelle
b. he's shooting upsta crescendo a vista d'occhio
he has shot up → è cresciuto molto
2. vt + adv (fam) (heroin) → bucarsi

shoot

(ʃuːt) past tense, past participle shot (ʃot) verb
1. (often with at) to send or fire (bullets, arrows etc) from a gun, bow etc. The enemy were shooting at us; He shot an arrow through the air.
2. to hit or kill with a bullet, arrow etc. He went out to shoot pigeons; He was sentenced to be shot at dawn.
3. to direct swiftly and suddenly. She shot them an angry glance.
4. to move swiftly. He shot out of the room; The pain shot up his leg; The force of the explosion shot him across the room.
5. to take (usually moving) photographs (for a film). That film was shot in Spain; We will start shooting next week.
6. to kick or hit at a goal in order to try to score.
7. to kill (game birds etc) for sport.
noun
a new growth on a plant. The deer were eating the young shoots on the trees.
shooting-starmeteorshoot down
to hit (a plane) with eg a shell and cause it to crash.
shoot rapids
to pass through rapids (in a canoe).
shoot up
to grow or increase rapidly. Prices have shot up.

shoot

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shoot

vt (pret & pp shot) (a gun) disparar; to be shot..recibir un disparo or balazo; He was shot in the leg..Recibió un disparo (balazo) en la pierna; to — up (fam) inyectarse (drogas)
References in classic literature ?
After what Amy would call Herculaneum efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.
They expected to be able to shoot game on their way, and this would provide them food in addition to the concentrated supply they carried.
The mouth of that mine goes right into the face of the cliff, and they used to put us in a bucket and run us over on a trolley and shoot us into the shaft.
For myself, I conclude the Bumppos could shoot, for I have a natural turn with a rifle, which must have been handed down from generation to generation, as, our holy commandments tell us, all good and evil gifts are bestowed; though I should be loath to answer for other people in such a matter.
Miss Carr," he said, with boyish eagerness, "if any man suggested to me that your father wasn't the brightest and best of his kind-- too wise and clever for the fools about him to understand--I'd--I'd shoot him.
The whole neighborhood abounds with local tales, haunted spots, and twilight superstitions; stars shoot and meteors glare oftener across the valley than in any other part of the country, and the nightmare, with her whole ninefold, seems to make it the favorite scene of her gambols.
When Captain Sleet in person stood his mast-head in this crow's nest of his, he tells us that he always had a rifle with him (also fixed in the rack), together with a powder flask and shot, for the purpose of popping off the stray narwhales, or vagrant sea unicorns infesting those waters; for you cannot successfully shoot at them from the deck owing to the resistance of the water, but to shoot down upon them is a very different thing.
And so, through all the thick mists of the dim doubts in my mind, divine intuitions now and then shoot, enkindling my fog with a heavenly ray.
The boss of the grinding room had come to know Jurgis by this time, and had marked him for a likely man; and so when he came to the door about two o'clock this breathless hot day, he felt a sudden spasm of pain shoot through him--the boss beckoned to him
Ther's three on 'em easy cases, 'cause all you've got to do is to shoot 'em, or swear they is shot; they couldn't, of course, charge much for that.
I do not care to trace the course of my dollar, if I could, till it buys a man a musket to shoot one with--the dollar is innocent--but I am concerned to trace the effects of my allegiance.
I believed I could shoot the bridge myself, and I went to the forward triplet of logs and relieved the pilot of his pole and his responsibility.