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shoot for

see definition of shoot for
  • as instrive
  • as intake a crack at
  • as intry
  • as incontend
  • as incontest
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Synonyms for shoot for

verb try for, exert oneself
  • aim
  • endeavor
  • go all out
  • seek
  • tackle
  • assay
  • attempt
  • compete
  • contend
  • drive
  • essay
  • fight
  • hassle
  • jockey
  • labor
  • moil
  • offer
  • push
  • scramble
  • strain
  • struggle
  • sweat
  • toil
  • tug
  • work
  • bear down
  • bend over backward
  • break one's neck
  • do one's best
  • do one's utmost
  • go after
  • go for broke
  • go for the jugular
  • go the limit
  • knock oneself out
  • leave no stone unturned
  • make every effort
  • shoot for
  • take on
  • try hard

Antonyms for shoot for

  • neglect
  • agree
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • idle
  • laze
  • make peace
  • relax
  • repress
  • rest
  • surrender
  • yield
  • forget
  • skip
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to shoot for

contend

verb. compete, fight

contended

verb. compete, fight

contending

verb. compete, fight

contends

verb. compete, fight

contest

verb. argue, challenge

contesting

verb. argue, challenge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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