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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"


  1. shoot down(Verb)

    To cause to fall by shooting.

  2. shoot down(Verb)

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


  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.


  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

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