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shoot

Part of speech: Verb

To let fly, send out, or discharge with sudden force; strike, kill, or wound with a missile; to fire off or discharge ( a weapon); to pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid; to color in spots or patches: usually in.

Part of speech: Past participle

As, shot with crimson.

Part of speech: Verb

To protrude or project; be propelled forcibly, as a missile; rush along swiftly; as, the star shot through the sky; sprout; grow or develop; dart or pierce; as, a shooting pain; to discharge a missile from a gun, etc.; to cause a gun, bow, etc., to discharge a missile.

Part of speech: Noun

A young branch or growth; a shooting- match; a hunt.

Part of speech: Noun

Shooter.

Part of speech: Past tense

Shot.

Part of speech: Past participle

Shooting.

Usage examples "shoot":
  • Will they shoot us? - "Umboo, the Elephant", Howard R. Garis.
  • You didn't shoot at those people, did you? - "Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate", Charles Turley.
  • I'll shoot him if he comes back! - "The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere", José Rizal.