1. [ noun ] goods or money obtained illegally
Synonyms: loot booty plunder prize dirty_money swag
Related terms: stolen_property cut plunder loot
2. [ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils
Synonyms: ransack rifle despoil foray strip reave loot plunder

"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

Related terms: take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering
3. [ noun ] the act of stealing valuable things from a place
Synonyms: pillaging plundering

"the plundering of Rome" "his plundering of the great authors"

Related terms: aggression predation looting marauding spoil ravaging rape sack plunder rape
Similar spelling:   piles