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Synonyms for shotʃɒt

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term shot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shot(noun)

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  2. shot, pellet(noun)

    a solid missile discharged from a firearm

    "the shot buzzed past his ear"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  3. stroke, shot(noun)

    (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

    "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"

    Synonyms:
    shaft, stab, dig, guessing, fortuity, slash, snap, guesswork, blastoff, stroking, stroke, barb, throw, gibe, cam stroke, shooter, slam, scene, solidus, virgule, crack, snapshot, shooting, separatrix, guess, diagonal, cerebrovascular accident, jibe, chance event, accident, apoplexy, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  4. shot, crack(noun)

    a chance to do something

    "he wanted a shot at the champion"

    Synonyms:
    gap, sally, shaft, stab, dig, guessing, cranny, snap, whirl, fissure, tornado, blastoff, stroke, barb, guesswork, offer, chap, crack cocaine, shooter, slam, scene, quip, go, crack, scissure, pass, snapshot, shooting, wisecrack, gibe, guess, fracture, fling, jibe, crevice, cracking, cleft, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  5. shot, shooter(noun)

    a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot)

    "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

    Synonyms:
    gunman, crap-shooter, shaft, gunslinger, pellet, hired gun, dig, guessing, snap, taw, torpedo, guesswork, blastoff, gun, barb, stab, shooter, slam, scene, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, guess, gun for hire, hit man, stroke, triggerman, jibe, injection, dead reckoning, hitman, shot

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  6. scene, shot(noun)

    a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

    Synonyms:
    shaft, stab, dig, guessing, aspect, setting, tantrum, snap, fit, guesswork, vista, view, blastoff, stroke, barb, guess, picture, shooter, prospect, slam, scene, scenery, panorama, crack, snapshot, shooting, gibe, conniption, jibe, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  7. injection, shot(noun)

    the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

    "the nurse gave him a flu shot"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, injectant, dig, stroke, snapshot, pellet, gibe, guesswork, barb, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, guess, shot, shaft, slam, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  8. nip, shot(noun)

    a small drink of liquor

    "he poured a shot of whiskey"

    Synonyms:
    shaft, coolness, stab, flavour, dig, zest, guessing, snap, savor, piquantness, guesswork, tanginess, savour, blastoff, stroke, barb, chilliness, shooter, slam, sapidity, pinch, crack, snapshot, shooting, smack, gibe, guess, piquance, tang, scene, relish, jibe, flavor, injection, piquancy, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  9. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe(noun)

    an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

    "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"

    Synonyms:
    calamus, beam, shaft, archeological site, stab, peter, shaft of light, diaphysis, guessing, excavation, ray of light, pecker, digging, snap, jab, guesswork, cock, rotating shaft, blastoff, stroke, ray, barb, prick, shooter, scape, slam, scene, spear, dick, dig, crack, tool, lance, snapshot, shooting, light beam, quill, gibe, guess, beam of light, sweep, putz, jibe, irradiation, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  10. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning(noun)

    an estimate based on little or no information

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, conjecture, surmise, gibe, shaft, guesswork, slam, crack, pellet, shooter, shooting, supposition, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, surmisal, snapshot, hypothesis, speculation, shot, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  11. snapshot, snap, shot(noun)

    an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera

    "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"

    Synonyms:
    shaft, stab, dig, guessing, snap, snatch, elasticity, slam, duck soup, picnic, blastoff, piece of cake, barb, guesswork, ginger snap, ginger nut, shooter, centering, scene, jibe, cinch, crack, snapshot, shooting, gingersnap, pushover, gibe, walkover, guess, child's play, snap bean, stroke, press stud, catch, breeze, grab, snap fastener, cracking, injection, pellet, dead reckoning, shot

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

  12. shot(noun)

    sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put

    "he trained at putting the shot"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  13. shot(noun)

    an explosive charge used in blasting

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  14. shot(noun)

    a blow hard enough to cause injury

    "he is still recovering from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot to the chin"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  15. shot(noun)

    an attempt to score in a game

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  16. shot, stab(noun)

    informal words for any attempt or effort

    "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, thrust, twinge, knife thrust, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, pang, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  17. blastoff, shot(adj)

    the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

    Synonyms:
    stab, injection, scene, guess, dig, stroke, barb, pellet, gibe, guesswork, slam, crack, shooter, shooting, dead reckoning, guessing, blastoff, snap, snapshot, shaft, shot, jibe

    Antonyms:
    colourless, colorless

  18. changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot(adj)

    varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles

    "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

    Synonyms:
    changeable, mutable, opaline, shot, pearlescent, nacreous, opalescent, iridescent, changeful, chatoyant, uncertain, unsettled

    Antonyms:
    colorless, colourless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discharge

  2. shot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    ball, bullet

  3. shot(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] marksman


Translations for shot

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • cop, llançamentCatalan, Valencian
  • koule, výstřelCzech
  • hagl, skud, kugleDanish
  • Aufnahme, Wurf, Shot, Schuss, SpritzeGerman
  • πυροβολισμός, σκάγια, βολήGreek
  • pafoEsperanto
  • trago, chupito, peso, disparo, bala, tiro, tequilazo, cansado, desgastadoSpanish
  • پیک, شلیک, نما, شات, شوتPersian
  • paukku, pisto, sivallus, mahdollisuus, rokote, kuula, otto, iskemä, hauli, rokotus, laukaus, tujaus, piikki, tälli, yritys, väsynyt, puhki, poikki, kulunutFinnish
  • plomb, frappe, piqure, tir, dose, shooter, coup, poids, naze, crevé, fichuFrench
  • urcharIrish
  • urchairScottish Gaelic
  • lövés, felesHungarian
  • sparo, tiroItalian
  • ショット, 発射Japanese
  • Korean
  • tembakanMalay
  • kogel, schot, hagel, versleten, uitgeputDutch
  • haglNorwegian
  • strzał, kręceniePolish
  • foto, chute, fotografia, peso, tiroPortuguese
  • попытка, инъекция, ядро, бросок, кадр, доза, укол, выстрел, рю́мка, порция, дробь, удар, выплатаRussian
  • pucanjSerbo-Croatian
  • brok, výstrelSlovak
  • shot, chansning, hagel, skott, försök, skrotSwedish
  • kaptulaSwahili
  • aşınmakTurkish
  • Vietnamese

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