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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. Marco Rubio:

    It’s not just some rule you pass that everybody has to oblige by. It’s the willingness to shoot down the aircraft of the Russian Federation, which is basically the beginning of World War III.

  2. 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.

  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. Keith Kellogg:

    It'd be kind of nice to have a Russian system shoot down a Russian aircraft.

  5. Dmitry Peskov:

    Nobody has the right to traitorously shoot down a Russian plane from behind.


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