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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"

  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.

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.

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