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Definitions of shoot:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

Act of shooting: a young branch.

part of speech: verb

To let fly or discharge anything with such force as to cause it to pass through the air; to send off with sudden force; to dart; to discharge, as form a gun; to maim or kill by letting off a gun; to perform the act of shooting; to pass, as an arrow or a ball; to throw or send out, as a branch; to thrust forth; to bud or sprout; to grow rapidly; to discharge, as earth or rubbish from a cart, & c.

part of speech: verb intransitive

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 issuing from the main stock; an inclined plane down which timber, coal, & c., are caused to shoot or slide; a narrow passage in a river through which the water rushes rapidly; among miners, a vein running in the same direction as the strata in which it occurs.

part of speech: noun

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

part of speech: verb transitive

To dart: to let fly with force: to discharge from a bow or gun: to strike with a shot: to thrust forward: to send forth new parts, as a plant.

part of speech: verb transitive

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: present participle


part of speech: noun


part of speech: past participle

As, shot with crimson.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To perform the act of shooting: to be driven along: to fly, as an arrow: to jut out: to germinate: to advance:- pa. t. and pa. p. shot.

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