|1.||[ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils|
|Synonyms:||ransack rifle strip loot reave pillage foray plunder|
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
|Related terms:||take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering|
|2.||[ verb ] destroy and strip of its possession|
|Synonyms:||violate plunder spoil rape|
"The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
|Related terms:||destroy spoil spoil plundering rape|