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shoot down

Noun shoot down has 1 sense
  1. shoot-down - murder by shooting someone down in cold blood
    --1 is a kind of murder, slaying, execution
Verb shoot down has 3 senses
  1. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
    --1 is one way to rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. down, shoot down, land - shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out - thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
    --3 is one way to veto, blackball, negative
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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