Definitions for (verb) shoot down

Main entry: land, down, shoot down

Definition: shoot at and force to come down

Usage: the enemy landed several of our aircraft


Main entry: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

Definition: move quickly and violently

Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office


Main entry: vote down, vote out, defeat, shoot down, kill

Definition: thwart the passage of

Usage: kill a motion; he shot down the student's proposal