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Another word for shot

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Noun
  1. A trying to do or make something

      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt:
      2. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
      3. To make an effort to open (a closed door or window).
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To present for acceptance or rejection; proffer:
      2. To put forward for consideration; propose:
      3. To present in order to meet a need or satisfy a requirement:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
    See also:

    try

  2. A brief trial

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
      1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt:
      2. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
      3. To make an effort to open (a closed door or window).
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
    See also:

    try

  3. A favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

      1. A favorable or advantageous circumstance or combination of circumstances.
      2. A chance for progress or advancement, as in a career.
      1. The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
      2. A gap, breach, or aperture:
      3. A clearing in the woods.
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    luck

  4. A small amount of liquor

      1. A rough, noisy sound made by breathing forcefully through the nostrils, as a horse or pig does.
      2. A similar sound:
      3. A drink of liquor, especially when swallowed in one gulp.
      1. A round bullet larger than buckshot.
      2. A shot of liquor.
      3. An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. A small child.
      2. A small amount, as of liquor.
      1. To drink in small quantities.
      2. To drink from in sips.
      3. To drink something in sips.
      1. A person who jigs or operates a jig.
      2. A small measure for liquor, usually holding 112 ounces.
      3. This amount of liquor.
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance:
      1. A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to116 of an ounce or 27.34 grains (1.77 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to18 of an ounce or 60 grains (3.89 grams).
      3. A small draft:

Another word for shot

Modifier
  1. See also:

    attacked

Noun
  1. An act of shooting

  2. A flying missile

      1. A cluster of small iron balls or other small projectiles, often contained in a canvas bag, that scatter when fired from a cannon, formerly used as an antipersonnel round.
      2. Such balls or projectiles considered as a group.
      1. Large lead shot for shotgun shells, used especially in hunting big game.
      1. A fired, thrown, or otherwise propelled object, such as a bullet, having no capacity for self-propulsion.
      2. A self-propelled missile, such as a rocket.
      3. Capable of being impelled or hurled forward.
      1. To show the way to by going in advance:
      2. To guide or direct in a course:
      3. To serve as a route for; take:
      1. A small, solid or densely packed ball or mass, as of food, wax, or medicine.
      2. A bullet or piece of small shot.
      3. A stone ball, used as a catapult missile or a primitive cannonball.
      1. A spherical object or entity:
      2. A spherical or almost spherical body:
      3. Any of various movable and round or oblong objects used in various athletic activities and games.
      1. A usually metal projectile in the shape of a pointed cylinder or a ball that is expelled from a firearm, especially a rifle or handgun.
      2. Such a projectile in a metal casing; a cartridge.
      3. An object resembling a projectile in shape, action, or effect.
  3. An opportunity to shoot

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. The extent of space between two objects or places; an intervening space.
      2. The fact or condition of being apart in space; remoteness.
      3. The length or numerical value of a straight line or curve.
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. the course of a bullet, shell, etc. that has been, or is to be, fired
      2. a position open to attack of any kind
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
  4. One who shoots

  5. A loud sudden noise

      1. A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
      2. A violent bursting as a result of internal pressure.
      3. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
      1. To release, as from confinement, care, or duty:
      2. To let go; empty out:
      3. To pour forth; emit:
      1. A very strong gust of wind or air.
      2. The effect of such a gust.
      3. A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
      1. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
      2. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
      3. Bound volumes containing the published court opinions in legal cases, intended to provide a reference for precedents in subsequent cases.
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
    See also:

    noise