Definitions for shoot down

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word shoot down

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"

  3. down, shoot down, land(verb)

    shoot at and force to come down

    "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"

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

    thwart the passage of

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

Wiktionary

  1. shoot down(Verb)

    To cause to fall by shooting.

  2. shoot down(Verb)

    To criticize a (request) to the point of preclusion.

Freebase

  1. Shoot Down

    Shoot Down is a 2006 documentary regarding the events surrounding the Brothers to the Rescue organization and the eventual shootdown of two of its aircraft. Based on 5 reviews collected by Rotten Tomatoes, 80% of the critics enjoyed Shoot Down with an average rating of 7/10.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoot down in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shoot down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dmitry Peskov:

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Hafiz Saeed:

    The U.S. stands with India in their enmity towards Pakistan, we want to request the army chief and make the air chief realize that it is their duty to shoot down any drone that comes into Pakistan and respond to it in kind.

  5. 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.

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