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plunder

plun·der

plunder

 
pronunciation:
pluhn dr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plundered, plundering, plunders
definition 1: to steal (goods), esp. by force.
The soldiers plundered food and valuables.
synonyms:
despoil, pillage, rob, sack
similar words:
foray, harry, liberate, loot, maraud, pirate, raid, ransack, steal
definition 2: to steal goods from.
The thieves plundered the tiny village.
synonyms:
raid, rob, steal, thieve
similar words:
despoil, liberate, loot, pillage, pirate, sack
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to take goods by force.
synonyms:
pillage, rob, steal
similar words:
forage, loot, maraud, raid, thieve
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the wrong or unlawful taking of goods.
synonyms:
depredation, despoliation, looting, pillage, rapine, raven, robbery, sack
similar words:
piracy, seizure, thievery
definition 2: stolen goods.
synonyms:
booty, loot, pillage, sack, swag
similar words:
spoils
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derivations: plunderable (adj.), plunderous (adj.), plunderer (n.)