English definition of “shoot”
/ʃut/ verb (past tense and past participle shot)
B1 to hurt or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet from a gun: He was shot dead in the incident.
B1 to fire a bullet from a gun: Don’t shoot!
B1 to try to score points in some sports by hitting, kicking, or throwing the ball towardthe goal: He shot from the middle of the field and managed to score.
› to move somewhere very quickly: She shot out of the room.