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  • as incontend
  • as incontest
  • as instrive
  • as intake a crack at
  • as intry

synonyms for shoot for

  • argue
  • confront
  • cope
  • dispute
  • go after
  • grapple
  • meet
  • oppose
  • push for
  • resist
  • vie
  • battle
  • clash
  • contest
  • controvert
  • emulate
  • encounter
  • face
  • jostle
  • litigate
  • oppugn
  • push
  • rival
  • skirmish
  • stand
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tug
  • withstand
  • give all one's got
  • give one's all
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for it
  • go for jugular
  • have at
  • jockey for position
  • knock oneself out
  • lock horns
  • make play for
  • mix it up with
  • scramble for
  • shoot at
  • tangle with

antonyms for shoot for

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  • agree
  • comply
  • go along
  • hide
  • make peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • yield
  • abandon
  • cede
  • desert
  • give in
  • give up
  • leave
    • idle
    • laze
    • rest
    • surrender
    • abstain
    • agree
    • forget
    • give in
    • give up
    • ignore
    • neglect
    • delight
    • please
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    How to use shoot for in a sentence

    I was right, so it seems, about getting ashore before the enemy could see to shoot out to sea.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    "But I don't see what you can shoot with it," said Davy, feeling that he was somehow getting the worst of the argument.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Thereafter he ran away from school twice, having been seized with a romantic and irresistible desire to see and shoot a lion!
    HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The sentinels seemed much alarmed, and drew up their carbines as if to shoot.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    Then a squad of sepoys were told to “shoot all the women and children in the Bibigarh through the windows of the house.”
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    The Marchioness observed a brilliant flush shoot over the face of her auditor, as he bowed his head to her last words.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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