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Synonyms for rifle
ˈraɪ fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rifle(verb)

    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, 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, denude, uncase, denudate, strip down, despoil, go, ransack, loot, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, pillage, disinvest

  3. rifle, go(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rifle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch away, carry off

  2. rifle(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rifle(v)

    Synonyms:
    strip, fleece, despoil, pillage, devastate

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How to use rifle in a sentence?

  1. Don Aaron:

    The shots had stopped so he decided to rush the gunman, actually wrestled that assault rifle away, tossed it over the counter and, at that point, the gunman fled.

  2. Ilhan Omar:

    I want to talk about the political influence in this country that says it's OK for people to push for allegiance to a foreign country. I want to ask why is it OK for me to talk about the influence of the NRA (National Rifle Association), of fossil fuel industries or Big Pharma, and not talk about a powerful lobbying group that is influencing policies?

  3. Stephanie Turner:

    I thought there was a car accident, i pulled into the school and heard gunshots. I told my kids to get down onto the floor. Then I saw a guy in the back of the school with a rifle. As soon as he saw us, he started shooting at us. I just took off.

  4. Pete Buttigieg:

    There had to be at least two people with rifles in the vehicle and I was one of those in my unit who was rifle qualified, it often fell to me to make sure that the vehicle was either being driven or was being guarded properly.

  5. Joe Biden:

    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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