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  1. shoot-downverb

    murder by shooting someone down in cold blood

  2. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buckverb

    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, landverb

    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 outverb

    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. Chris Morgan:

    I would never shoot down space, never, never. I would literally never shoot down anything, as long as it hits the parameters :' Is it badass ? is it awesome ? Will the audience love it ? And will it not break faith with the audience as they're watching it ?' I'm down for whatever.

  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. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    We would shoot down the planes of Russian pilots if in fact they were stupid enough to think that this president was the same feckless weakling( as) the president we have in the Oval Office... right now.

  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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