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Synonyms for shoot down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shoot-down(verb)

    murder by shooting someone down in cold blood

  2. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck(verb)

    move quickly and violently

    "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, land, jerk, shoot, flash, scoot, bear down, scud, sprout, hit, consign, excite, commove, commit, blame, film, snap, down, appoint, take, point, pullulate, agitate, load, bill, deplumate, bourgeon, defeat, rouse, buck, saddle, pull, fool away, fritter, kill, lodge, dissipate, dart, frivol away, file, bust, burgeon forth, accuse, level, institutionalize, turn on, pluck, fritter away, charge, inject, vote down, deplume, germinate, institutionalise, fool, burden, photograph, charge up, blast, dash, send, go against, spud, rupture, pip, vote out, displume, tear

  3. down, shoot down, land(verb)

    shoot at and force to come down

    "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

    Synonyms:
    vote out, refine, pour down, bring down, drink down, toss off, knock down, fine-tune, polish, set down, buck, go through, put down, kill, bring, bolt down, pop, push down, belt down, tear, land, consume, pull down, charge, vote down, defeat, shoot, down, set ashore, devour, cut down, shore

  4. kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out(verb)

    thwart the passage of

    "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"

    Synonyms:
    pour down, drink down, toss off, shoot, wipe out, overcome, buck, kill, down, bolt down, pop, stamp out, belt down, tear, vote down, vote out, charge, obliterate, land, get the better of, turn thumbs down, defeat

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How to use shoot down in a sentence?

  1. State John Kerry on Thursday:

    We condemn this kind of behavior. It is reckless. It is provocative. It is dangerous. And under the rules of engagement that could have been a shoot-down, people need to understand that this is serious business and the United States is not going to be intimidated on the high seas. ... We are communicating to the Russians how dangerous this is and our hope is that this will never be repeated.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and “smart!” You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!

  3. Riki Ellison:

    They (the Iranians) were on full alert to shoot down anything that resembled a U.S. aircraft. Somebody made a mistake by identifying it as a warplane.

  4. Kathryn Wheelbarger:

    The S-400 is a Russian system designed to shoot down an aircraft like the F-35, and it is inconceivable to imagine Russia not taking advantage of that (intelligence) collection opportunity.

  5. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We have received additional data which confirm that Islamic State oil ... enters the territory of Turkey, the decision to shoot down the plane was dictated specifically by a desire to defend supplies.


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