1. [ noun ] (usually plural) a destructive action
Synonyms: depredation

"the ravages of time" "the depradations of age and disease"

Related terms: destruction plural
2. [ verb ] make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
Synonyms: harry
Related terms: destroy
3. [ verb ] devastate or ravage
Synonyms: devastate waste desolate scourge lay_waste_to

"The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"

Related terms: destroy ruin destruction devastation bane ravaging bleakness devastation destroyer
Similar spelling:   Rabago