5 Letters
3 Consonants
2 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use shoot as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Shoot
A 1 syllables noun and 5 letters with the letters h, o, s, and t, 3 consonants, 2 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter o. Shoot starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters s, sh, sho, shoo, and the ending characters are t, ot, oot, hoot, . Shoot is also a double vowel (oo) word. View the double vowel words list.
The act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
Middle English
School Grade
Shoot is set as a grade four word that starts with s, ends with t, 1 syllables, 2 vowels and 5 letters.
Is shoot a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Shoot in Pig Latin is said as "ootshay or ootshway".
s | h | o | o | t
sh | ho | oo | ot
sho | hoo | oot
shoo | hoot
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of shooting at targets;
"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
a new branch
Verb Examples
give an injection to;
"We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
produce buds, branches, or germinate;
"the potatoes sprouted"
measure the altitude of by using a sextant;
"shoot a star"
utter fast and forcefully;
"She shot back an answer"
make a film or photograph of something;
"take a scene";
"shoot a movie"
record on photographic film;
"I photographed the scene of the accident";
"She snapped a picture of the President"
"shoot a basket";
"shoot a goal"
fire a shot
hit with a missile from a weapon
spend frivolously and unwisely;
"Fritter away one's inheritance"
throw dice, as in a crap game
variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors;
"shoot cloth"
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing;
"inject hydrogen into the balloon"
throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective;
"shoot craps";
"shoot a golf ball"
move quickly and violently;
"The car tore down the street";
"He came charging into my office"
run or move very quickly or hastily;
"She dashed into the yard"
send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly;
"shoot a glance"
cause a sharp and sudden pain in;
"The pain shot up her leg"
kill by firing a missile
emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully;
"The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Shoot"

There are 896 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to shoot.

Achea dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
Achinga dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
Acquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
"He grew a beard"
"The patient developed abdominal pains"
Activatemake active or more active
"activate an old file"
Actuateput in motion or move to act
"trigger a reaction"
"actuate the circuits"
Acute Pain
Advancementgradual improvement or growth or development
"advancement of knowledge"
"great progress in the arts"
After Part
Agonisesuffer agony or anguish
Agonizesuffer agony or anguish

View all cognitive synonyms for Shoot


There are 3 anagrams from shoot.

Anagram Definition
Shootthe act of shooting at targets
"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
Soothtruth or reality
"in sooth"
Sothoany of the mutually intelligible southern Bantu languages of the Sotho people in Botswana and South Africa and Lesotho

View English words with the unique letters used in shoot. Words With The Letters Host


Shoot derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Hit(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
"he came all the way around on Williams'' hit"
Pipa radar echo displayed so as to show the position of a reflecting surface
Shootthe act of shooting at targets
"they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"


Shoot has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Shootingthe act of firing a projectile
"his shooting was slow but accurate"
Shotthe launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination


There are 3 hyponyms for shoot

Word Definition
Skeetthe sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
Skeet Shooting
Trapshootingthe sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird

Names With The Word "Shoot"

1 names are spelled with shoot.


The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word shoot.

Is shoot a scrabble word or can you use shoot in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 56018 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 23460 games. This 5 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 60 ways. What other words can be made with the letters h, o, s, and t? There's 42 with 7 letters or less with the letters h, o, s, and t. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Shot (4 letters) 7 6 shot
Shoot (5 letters) 8 7 hoost
Host (4 letters) 7 6 shot
Shoat (5 letters) 8 7 hosta
BB Shot (7 letters)
Ethos (5 letters) 8 7 toshe
Sooth (5 letters) 8 7 hoost
Ghost (5 letters) 9 +1 9 +2 ghost
Bathos (6 letters) 11 +3 11 +4 bathos
Tosh (4 letters) 7 6 shot
TV Show (7 letters)
Sotho (5 letters) 8 7 hoost
Sesotho (7 letters) 10 +2 9 +2 sesotho
Shout (5 letters) 8 8 +1 south
Cahoots (7 letters) 12 +4 12 +5 cahoots
Shutout (7 letters) 10 +2 11 +4 shutout
Hotdog (6 letters) 11 +3 11 +4 dghoot
Scotch (6 letters) 13 +5 14 +7 scotch
Sabaoth (7 letters) 12 +4 12 +5 sabaoth
Eyeshot (7 letters) 13 +5 11 +4 eehosty
South (5 letters) 8 8 +1 south
Athos (5 letters) 8 7 hosta
Basotho (7 letters) 12 +4 12 +5 basotho
Hotshot (7 letters) 13 +5 11 +4 hhoostt
Washout (7 letters) 13 +5 13 +6 washout


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