shoot down

Definitions of shoot down
1

v shoot at and force to come down

Synonyms:
down, land

v move quickly and violently

Synonyms:
buck, charge, shoot, tear
dart, dash, flash, scoot, scud, shoot
run or move very quickly or hastily
Types:
rip
move precipitously or violently
Type of:
belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
move fast

v thwart the passage of

“he shot down the student's proposal”
Synonyms:
defeat, kill, vote down, vote out
Type of:
blackball, negative, veto
vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

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