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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shotgun, gun, rifles, fusiliers, carabinieri, musket, venice, gat, weapon, carabineros, riflemen, riffle

How to pronounce rifle?

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Alex
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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say rifle in sign language?

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How to use rifle in a sentence?

  1. Don Aaron:

    He saw the gunman looking at his rifle. At that point, the shots had stopped. So he decided to rush the gunman, actually wrestled that assault rifle away, tossed it over the counter. At that point, the gunman then fled.

  2. 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.

  3. Jimmie Johnson:

    When you're struggling, you almost have a shotgun approach, and you're trying to hit a wide pattern and see what brings speed, when you unload off the truck and you're fast, you get much more into like a rifle scenario and you're very precise with the changes you make, and there's a lot of speed in the details.

  4. Ray Saulnier:

    It does n’t necessarily mean that they were all heroes or villains, but it’s history, that’s what we’re trying to preserve — history. STOLENFLINTLOCK RIFLE THAT WAS USED AT BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS RETURNED TO MUSEUM.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt:

    A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.


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