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Synonyms for rifle
ˈraɪ fəlri·fle

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. rifleverb

    a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore

    "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"

  2. 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"

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

  3. rifle, goverb

    go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way

    "Who rifled through my desk drawers?"

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, pop off, operate, belong, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, work, choke, go away, get, die, sound, get going, kick the bucket, run, plunder, function, lead, endure, plump, live, pass away, pillage, run short, survive, croak, live on, move, extend, conk, ransack, decease, become, run low, conk out, loot, break, proceed, last, despoil, give out, break down, go, depart, give way, hold up, snuff it, fit, pass, hold out, start, foray, fail, locomote, travel, blend, exit, perish, blend in, reave, cash in one's chips, expire, strip, go bad

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rifleverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch away, carry off

  2. rifleverb

    Synonyms:
    rob, pillage, plunder, strip, despoil, fleece

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. rifleverb

    Synonyms:
    strip, fleece, despoil, pillage, devastate

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How to use rifle in a sentence?

  1. Officer Matthew Donaldson:

    My initial scan, coming in the room with my rifle, is just seeing, I’m seeing one male down, bleeding from the face, he was not a threat. Kept going, kept going, kept going.

  2. Booker T. Washington:

    We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.

  3. Meg Cabot:

    No matter how nice the company one might be with, however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one's back.

  4. Matthew McConaughey:

    We need background checks, we need to raise the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 rifle to 21. We need a waiting period for those rifles. We need red flag laws and consequences for those who abuse them.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    I have cast thousands of votes, including bad votes. That was a bad vote, if Im elected, NRA [the National Rifle Association], Im coming for you and gun manufacturers, Im gonna take you on and Im gonna beat you.


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