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Meaning of shoot

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a new branch
      2: the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every
         weekend during the summer"
      v 1: hit with a missile from a weapon [syn: {shoot}, {hit},
      2: kill by firing a missile [syn: {shoot}, {pip}]
      3: fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away" [syn: {blast},
      4: make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene";
         "shoot a movie" [syn: {film}, {shoot}, {take}]
      5: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
      6: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the
         yard" [syn: {dart}, {dash}, {scoot}, {scud}, {flash},
      7: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street";
         "He came charging into my office" [syn: {tear}, {shoot},
         {shoot down}, {charge}, {buck}]
      8: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific
         objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
      9: record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the
         accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President" [syn:
         {photograph}, {snap}, {shoot}]
      10: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully;
          "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
      11: cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
      12: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject
          hydrogen into the balloon" [syn: {inject}, {shoot}]
      13: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors;
          "shoot cloth"
      14: throw dice, as in a crap game
      15: spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's
          inheritance" [syn: {fritter}, {frivol away}, {dissipate},
          {shoot}, {fritter away}, {fool}, {fool away}]
      16: score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
      17: utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
      18: measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
      19: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes
          sprouted" [syn: {shoot}, {spud}, {germinate}, {pullulate},
          {bourgeon}, {burgeon forth}, {sprout}]
      20: give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the
          patient's vein" [syn: {inject}, {shoot}]

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