shoot

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shoot is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
shoot

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
shoot

Third person singular
shoots

Simple past
shot

Past participle
shot

Present participle
shooting

  1. When you shoot, you use a weapon to throw something at a very fast speed at someone or something.
    The man, in a desperate bid for freedom, grabbed his gun and started shooting anyone he could.
  2. To photograph something.
    At the zoo, I like to shoot many pictures of the animals.

Noun[change]

Singular
shoot

Plural
shoots

  1. The stem or bud of a plant.

Interjection[change]

Interjection
shoot

  1. You say shoot when you are angry or in disbelief; to condemn.
    Didn't you have a concert tonight? Shoot! I forgot! I have to go and get ready...