shoot verb definition in Conflict topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Conflict topic
[intransitive, transitive] to fire a gun or other weapon; to fire something from a weapon Don't shoot—I surrender. shoot (something) (at somebody/something) troops shooting at the enemy The police rarely shoot to kill (= try to kill the people they shoot at). shoot something (from something) He shot an arrow from his bow. They shot the lock off (= removed it by shooting).

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