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Synonyms for plunder
ˈplʌn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    goods or money obtained illegally

    Synonyms:
    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, booty, simoleons, pillage

  2. loot, plunder(verb)

    take illegally; of intellectual property

    "This writer plundered from famous authors"

    Synonyms:
    violate, rifle, foray, ransack, spoil, sack, loot, despoil, strip, rape, pillage, reave

  3. sack, plunder(verb)

    plunder (a town) after capture

    "the barbarians sacked Rome"

    Synonyms:
    ransack, send away, spoil, violate, foray, pillage, reave, give notice, sack, sack up, clear, give the sack, force out, rifle, dismiss, displace, can, rape, despoil, strip, net, loot, terminate, give the axe, fire

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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, bare, pillage, disinvest

  5. rape, spoil, despoil, violate, plunder(verb)

    destroy and strip of its possession

    "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"

    Synonyms:
    baffle, pamper, frustrate, scotch, botch, foray, bilk, dishonour, itch, bungle, rifle, ravish, muck up, dishonor, mishandle, bumble, botch up, foil, blow, go bad, screw up, pillage, transgress, fumble, vitiate, flub, rape, baby, impair, ball up, featherbed, bollocks up, loot, break, desecrate, despoil, bodge, mess up, sack, deflower, offend, thwart, louse up, breach, go against, mar, indulge, spoil, muff, violate, infract, strip, outrage, cocker, foul up, ransack, cross, fluff, assault, mollycoddle, bobble, profane, reave, coddle, bollix up, cosset, bollix, corrupt, bollocks

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. plunder(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    pillage, spoil, despoil, rob, rifle, sack, ravage, fleece, strip, lay waste

  2. plunder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rapine, booty, spoil, pillage, prey

  3. plunder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Southern and Western U. S.] baggage, luggage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. plunder(n)

    Synonyms:
    booty, spoil, loot, pillage, robbery

  2. plunder(v)

    Synonyms:
    pillage, loot, rob

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    looting, plundering, pillage, pillaging, loot, looted, depredation, booty

How to pronounce plunder?

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How to say plunder in sign language?

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How to use plunder in a sentence?

  1. Sean Keegan:

    This new law will precipitate an environmental crisis by opening the flood gates to unfettered commercialization by wealthy and well-connected offshore investors who will plunder what is left of this fragile paradise.

  2. Charley Reese:

    If you look at Washington, you see permanently camped on the banks of the Potomac spread around in concentric circles an army representing thousands of selfish interests. The sole purpose of their presence is to plunder, by hook or crook, the public treasury for the benefit of their particular people or corporations.

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    [A]s all history informs us, there has been in every State & Kingdom a constant kind of warfare between the governing & governed: the one striving to obtain more for its support, and the other to pay less. And this has alone occasioned great convulsions, actual civil wars, ending either in dethroning of the Princes, or enslaving of the people. Generally indeed the ruling power carries its point, the revenues of princes constantly increasing, and we see that they are never satisfied, but always in want of more. The more the people are discontented with the oppression of taxes; the greater need the prince has of money to distribute among his partisans and pay the troops that are to suppress all resistance, and enable him to plunder at pleasure. There is scarce a king in a hundred who would not, if he could, follow the example of Pharaoh, get first all the peoples money, then all their lands, and then make them and their children servants for ever ...

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    The liberal idea presupposes that nothing needs to be done. The migrants can kill, plunder and rape with impunity because their rights as migrants must be protected. What rights are these? Every crime must have its punishment, so, the liberal idea has become obsolete. It has come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population.

  5. Tacitus:

    To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.


Translations for plunder

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  • نهبArabic
  • lup, vyplenit, kořist, loupitCzech
  • Plünderung, plündern, ausplündern, ausbeuten, Beute, RaubgutGerman
  • πλιάτσικο, λεηλατώ, κούρσεμα, λεηλασία, διαγούμισμα, κουρσεύω, καταληστεύω, λαφυραγώγηση, λάφυρα, πλιατσικολογώ, διαγουμίζω, λεία, λαφυραγωγώGreek
  • botín, saquear, saqueoSpanish
  • ryöstösaalis, ryöstää, ryöstöFinnish
  • pillage, pillerFrench
  • creachScottish Gaelic
  • kifoszt, zsákmány, kirabol, fosztogatHungarian
  • թալան, ավարArmenian
  • menjarahIndonesian
  • predare, saccheggiare, sacco, fare man bassa, rapinare, saccheggio, razziare, depredare, bottino, fare piazza pulitaItalian
  • 略奪Japanese
  • praedoLatin
  • pāhua, pāhuahua, pāhue, tūkuku, mūrei, whakarekereke, huiMāori
  • plyndring, plyndre, bytteNorwegian
  • leegroven, plunderen, uitputten, brandschatting, opgebruiken, brandschatten, buit, plunderbuit, roven, plunderingDutch
  • plyndre, plyndring, bytteNorwegian Nynorsk
  • plyndringNorwegian
  • saquear, pilhar, pilhagem, saque, butimPortuguese
  • pradăRomanian
  • грабёж, добыча, грабить, разграбление, трофей, награбленное доброRussian
  • плен, плијенSerbo-Croatian
  • plundring, plundraSwedish
  • piyî, haper, forsipoujhî, branscaterWalloon

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