Definition of 'shoot down'
- move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonyms: tear shoot charge buck
- shoot at and force to come down; "the enemy landed several of our aircraft"
Synonyms: down land
- thwart the passage of; "kill a motion"; "he shot down the student's proposal"
Synonyms: kill defeat vote down vote out