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Synonyms for loot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money(noun)

    goods or money obtained illegally

    shekels, cabbage, dirty money, pillaging, bread, lettuce, swag, prize, sugar, wampum, kale, lucre, clams, trophy, award, gelt, dinero, scratch, boodle, dough, moolah, lolly, plundering, pelf, plunder, booty, simoleons, pillage

  2. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(verb)

    informal terms for money

    lolly, net, popsicle, clams, cacography, scrawl, abrasion, cabbage, borecole, kail, net profit, lucre, boodle, scratching, staff of life, starting line, plunder, gelt, colewort, pillage, booty, start, cole, net income, bread, earnings, slit, lettuce, kale, prick, stops, dent, sugar, cultivated cabbage, carbohydrate, prize, chicken feed, scratch, scraping, swag, profits, dirty money, pelf, profit, refined sugar, incision, scratch line, wampumpeag, dough, dinero, saccharide, breadstuff, scrape, wampum, excoriation, scar, peag, chou, scribble, ice lolly, mark, simoleons, lollipop, shekels, moolah

  3. loot, plunder(verb)

    take illegally; of intellectual property

    "This writer plundered from famous authors"

    violate, rifle, foray, ransack, spoil, sack, despoil, strip, rape, pillage, reave, plunder

  4. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray(verb)

    steal goods; take as spoils

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

    foray, comb, disrobe, spoil, clean, discase, leach, rape, divest, violate, sack, dismantle, strip, unclothe, undress, reave, rifle, denude, uncase, denudate, strip down, despoil, go, ransack, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, pillage, disinvest


  1. loot(noun)


  2. loot(noun)

    to steal, especially as part of war, riot or other group violence.


  3. loot(noun)

    to examine the corpse of a fallen enemy for loot.


  4. loot(noun)

    Items dropped from defeated enemies in video games and online games.


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. loot(n)

    spoil, booty, plunder, prize, plundering, pillage

  2. loot(v)

    plunder, sack, rifle, pillage

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "loot":

    booty, plunder, pillage, looting, stash, haul, plundering

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How to use loot in a sentence?

  1. Mohamed Ismail:

    Our lives are very difficult since the war began. We cannot grow crops except in a very small area because rebels and gangs come and loot our fields.

  2. Brian Powell:

    Because he was real big on trying to talk to youth. And mentoring young people as well. He tried to get them on the straight and narrow and everything, the person who pulled the trigger, my message to them would just simply be, just step back from what Brian Powell're doing. Know the real reason that Brian Powell're protesting. Let's do it in a positive manner. We don't have to go out and loot and do all the other things.

  3. Socrates Villegas:

    No one pulls off a criminal stunt like this alone, so it is that the dramatis personae in this sad story of loot and theft are many, including cyber-criminals, colluding bank executives, probably even government officials and public servants.

  4. Mukaibar Shah:

    Now those scoundrels have started another rumor of Kent Covid variant through media to loot common men. There is no danger of Corona Virus in politicians rally where lakhs of people are called by paying wages from tax payers money and not seen even in farmers' protest

  5. President Obama:

    There's no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday, when individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They're stealing.

Translations for loot

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  • plyndreDanish
  • plündern, Raubgut, Zaster, Knete, BeuteGerman
  • πλιατσικολογώ, λεία, λεηλατώ, κλοπιμαία, λαφυραγωγώGreek
  • botín, saquearSpanish
  • rüüstamaEstonian
  • ryöstösaalis, ryöstää, fyrkka, rahaFinnish
  • butin, piller, fric, pognonFrench
  • लूट, लूटनाHindi
  • zsákmány, fosztogat, hadizsákmány, zsákmányolHungarian
  • կողոպտելArmenian
  • predare, bottino, sacco, depredare, maltolto, saccheggio, saccheggiare, fare man bassaItalian
  • parakete, pāhua, pāhuahuaMāori
  • लूटMarathi
  • plyndreNorwegian
  • plundering, plunderen, poen, buitDutch
  • plyndreNorwegian Nynorsk
  • szabrowaćPolish
  • saquear, saque, moedas, pilhar, rouboPortuguese
  • pradăRomanian
  • грабить, награбленное, разграблять, добычаRussian
  • plundra, byteSwedish
  • దోచుTelugu
  • ganimet, mangır, çalıntı malTurkish
  • لُوٹنا, لوٹUrdu

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