Synonyms of plundering


1. plundering, pillage, pillaging, aggression, hostility

usage: the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"


1. loot, plunder, steal

usage: take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors"

2. sack, plunder, take

usage: plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"

3. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray, take

usage: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

4. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder, destroy, ruin

usage: destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"


1. plundering, acquisitive (vs. unacquisitive)

usage: given to taking by force what is desired

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