A new branch (synset 113185661)
hypernym: sprout - any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
The act of shooting at targets (synset 100123774)
"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
Hit with a missile from a weapon (synset 201139564)
Kill by firing a missile (synset 202490159)
hypernym: kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowinglysynonym: pip
Fire a shot (synset 201137207)
"the gunman blasted away"hyponym:synonym: blast
Make a film or photograph of something (synset 201004785)
"take a scene"; "shoot a movie"domain category: film, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movementhyponym: reshoot - shoot again
Send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly (synset 202100325)
"shoot a glance"
Run or move very quickly or hastily (synset 202065423)
"She dashed into the yard"hypernym: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it - move hurridlyhyponym: plunge - dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
Move quickly and violently (synset 202059191)
"The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"hypernym: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it - move hurridlyhyponym: rip - move precipitously or violently
Throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective (synset 201600207)
"shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"hypernym: hit - cause to move by strikinghyponym:
- dunk - make a dunk shot, in basketball
- 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
- 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
Record on photographic film (synset 201005294)
"I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
Emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully (synset 202774217)
"The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
Cause a sharp and sudden pain in (synset 202127640)
"The pain shot up her leg"
Force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing (synset 201588444)
"inject hydrogen into the balloon"hypernym: enclose, inclose, insert, introduce, put in, stick in - place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thingsynonym: inject
Variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors (synset 201521817)
Throw dice, as in a crap game (synset 201439781)
hypernym: throw - throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
Spend frivolously and unwisely (synset 201198337)
"Fritter away one's inheritance"entail: consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out - use up (resources or materials)
Score (synset 201086877)
"shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
Utter fast and forcefully (synset 200987251)
"She shot back an answer"
Measure the altitude of by using a sextant (synset 200649161)
"shoot a star"
Produce buds, branches, or germinate (synset 200357986)
"the potatoes sprouted"hypernym: grow - increase in size by natural processverb group: germinate - cause to grow or sprout
Give an injection to (synset 200086072)
"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"domain category: medicine, practice of 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 injurieshyponym:synonym: inject
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- Verbs of political and social activities and events
- Verbs of raining, snowing, thawing, thundering
- Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- Verbs of walking, flying, swimming