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1. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] the act of firing a projectile.

Synonyms

  • actuation
  • shooting
  • firing
  • gunshot
  • headshot
  • gunfire
  • discharge
  • shoot
  • shellfire
  • propulsion
  • countershot
  • potshot
  • firing off

Antonyms

  • overact
  • underact
  • tightness
  • immovability

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Shot

  • konsultat
  • montserrat
  • vancott
  • qiryat
  • marcott
  • kiryat
  • forgot
  • boitnott
  • squat
  • sprott
  • sadat
  • refaat
  • perrott
  • minot
  • massat
  • malott
  • lamott
  • labatt
  • demott
  • cannot
  • batat
  • ascott
  • trott
  • trot
  • swat
  • surat
  • stott
  • staat
  • spot
  • slott

How do you pronounce shot?

Pronounce shot as ʃɑt.

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How do you spell shot? Is it shooted ?

A common misspelling of shot is shooted

Sentences with shot


1. Verb, past participle
Since then, salaries for NFL coordinators have shot through the roof.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The next great shot will more than make up for any bad shot.

3. Adjective
Check the leaves of your ornamental cherry tree for round lesions to identify shot hole disease.

Quotes about shot


1. Nothing in life is so exhilarating as to be shot at without result.
- Winston Churchill

2. Happy Days was about a family... although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show.
- Tom Bosley

3. I wish I could know everything ever, like that would be my wish - that's what I hope heaven is, that they tell you who shot JFK and all that stuff.
- Louis C. K.

2. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] a solid missile discharged from a firearm.

Synonyms

  • grape
  • grapeshot
  • musket ball
  • BB shot
  • BB
  • duck shot
  • buckshot
  • case shot
  • bird shot
  • missile
  • projectile
  • canister
  • pellet
  • canister shot

Antonyms

  • function
  • unify
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand.

Synonyms

  • maneuver
  • follow-through
  • golf stroke
  • cannon
  • stroke
  • swipe
  • tennis shot
  • swing
  • masse shot
  • play
  • undercut
  • manoeuvre
  • cut
  • tennis stroke
  • masse
  • carom
  • miscue
  • golf shot
  • break

Antonyms

  • buy
  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] a chance to do something.

Synonyms

  • opportunity
  • crack

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dissimilarity
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe.

Synonyms

  • intradermal injection
  • intravenous injection
  • intramuscular injection
  • subcutaneous injection
  • medical care
  • injection

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film.

Synonyms

  • scene
  • photograph
  • outtake
  • moving-picture show
  • picture
  • exposure
  • film
  • motion picture
  • flick
  • pic
  • moving picture
  • movie
  • motion-picture show
  • picture show

Antonyms

  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize
  • hold

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot).

Synonyms

  • gunman
  • shooter
  • marksman
  • gun
  • expert
  • crack shot
  • trapshooter

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • open
  • praise
  • differ

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination.

Synonyms

  • rocket launching
  • blastoff

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera.

Synonyms

  • snap
  • photo
  • photograph
  • picture
  • exposure
  • pic

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • attach
  • disappear
  • make

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shot

noun. ['ˈʃɑːt'] a blow hard enough to cause injury.

Synonyms

  • blow

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still

Etymology

  • sceot (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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