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Synonyms for pillage
ˈpɪl ɪdʒpil·lage

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 4 votes

  1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneynoun

    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, loot, plunder, booty, simoleons

  2. plundering, pillage, pillagingverb

    the act of stealing valuable things from a place

    "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"

    prize, booty, plunder, plundering, swag, loot, dirty money, pillaging

  3. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, forayverb

    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, loot, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, disinvest

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pillagenoun

    spoliation, depredation, destruction, devastation, plundering, rapine

  2. pillagenoun

    plunder, booty, spoil, prey

  3. pillageverb

    plunder, spoil, despoil, sack

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. pillagenoun

    devastation, plundering, rapine, spoliation, spoil, plunder, booty, loot

  2. pillageverb

    sack, plunder, despoil, devastate, foray

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "pillage":

    looting, plundering, pillaging, plunder, loot, robbery

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How to use pillage in a sentence?

  1. Reed Brody:

    The verdict sends a powerful message that the days when tyrants could brutalize their people, pillage their treasury and escape abroad to a life of luxury are coming to an end.

  2. Fatou Bensouda:

    We believe he ordered his troops to attack, pillage, rape, persecute and kill civilians belonging to Lendu, Ngiti and other ethnic groups, we believe he recruited hundreds of children into the UPC (Union of Congolese Patriots) and used them to kill and to die in the fighting; and girl soldiers to be routinely raped.

  3. Suu Kyi:

    They are not free to rape, pillage and torture, they are free to go in and fight. That is in the constitution. Military matters are to be left to the army.

  4. Reed Brody:

    Habre's conviction for these horrific crimes after 25 years is a huge victory for his Chadian victims, the verdict sends a powerful message that the days when tyrants could brutalize their people, pillage their treasury and escape abroad to a life of luxury are coming to an end.

  5. Marianne Moore:

    War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.

Translations for pillage

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  • غزاوةArabic
  • plenění, plenit, drancovat, drancováníCzech
  • Plünderung, plündernGerman
  • διαγούμισμα, πλιάτσικο, κουρσεύω, λεηλασία, κούρσεμα, λάφυρα, λεηλατώ, διαγουμίζωGreek
  • saquear, saqueo, pillajeSpanish
  • rüüstamine, rüüstamaEstonian
  • sotasaalis, ryöstää, ryöstäminenFinnish
  • pillage, pillerFrench
  • ביזה, שדד, שללHebrew
  • menjarahIndonesian
  • bottino, saccheggiare, saccheggioItalian
  • 略奪, 略奪品Japanese
  • praedoLatin
  • sirot, sirojumsLatvian
  • parakete, pāhuahua, pāhue, pāhuaMāori
  • pilhar, saque, pilhagem, saquear, butimPortuguese
  • prădaRomanian
  • добыча, разбой, грабёж, трофей, грабить, награбленное добро, разграблениеRussian
  • plundra, plundringSwedish
  • ปล้นสะดมThai
  • talan, çapulculuk, yağmaTurkish
  • piyaedje, branscataedjeWalloon

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