shoot [shot] v
- Launch; race; rush; push; drive; run; hurry; thrust; move rapidly; speed forward; pass through swiftly; [fig.] sail quickly through water; [metaphor] pass away suddenly into the next life.
- Aim at; discharge a weapon at; [irony] dispatch; eliminate; send away forcefully; kill in a battle; put to death because of warfare; (see 16 Oct 1859, John Brown at Harper's Ferry).
- Dart; dash; flash; bolt; sprint; pass away; explode into action; [fig.] die; end suddenly.
- Slide; skid; slip; fly; ride forward.