Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shoot_down

1 sense of shoot-down

Sense 1
shoot-down -- (murder by shooting someone down in cold blood)
       => murder, slaying, execution -- (unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shoot_down

3 senses of shoot down

Sense 1
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")
       => rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

Sense 2
down, shoot down, land -- (shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft")

Sense 3
kill, shoot down, defeat, vote down, vote out -- (thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal")
       => veto, blackball, negative -- (vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill")

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