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Definition 1: shoot at and force to come down - [verb of motion]

Samples where shoot down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the enemy landed several of our aircraft

Synonyms for shoot down in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: move quickly and violently - [verb of motion]

Samples where shoot down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The car tore down the street
  • He came charging into my office

Synonyms for shoot down in the sense of this definition

(shoot down is a kind of ...) move hurridly

"He rushed down the hall to receive his guests" "The cars raced down the street"

(... is a kind of shoot down ) move precipitously or violently

"The tornado ripped along the coast"

(shoot down has a similar meaning as ...) run or move very quickly or hastily

"She dashed into the yard"

Samples where shoot down or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • kill a motion
  • he shot down the student's proposal

Synonyms for shoot down in the sense of this definition

(shoot down is a kind of ...) vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

"The President vetoed the bill"

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