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Synonyms for rifle
ˈraɪ fəlri·fle

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. rifleverb

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch away, carry off

  2. rifleverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rifleverb

    Synonyms:
    strip, fleece, despoil, pillage, devastate

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How to use rifle in a sentence?

  1. Brandon Cornwell:

    There was tons of people running out of the club. I grabbed my assault rifle and ran toward the club. At this point, the shooter is still actively shooting inside. some ran towards the building; some stayed back with people running out.

  2. Sean Penn:

    The only possible reason for me staying in Ukraine longer last time would've been for me to be holding a rifle.

  3. Jonny Kim:

    Single cracks are usually not good. The crack, you know, in the crack, when I say crack, I mean when you are on the giving end of a rifle, you it's a much different sound than being on the receiving end of a rifle, that of a bullet that is supersonic makes a very distinctive crack. And when you hear that, and it's a single one, it generally is not good.

  4. Carl Whitney:

    He was able to get access from the rear passenger side to the front side …and a high-powered rifle.

  5. John Kelly:

    The way it usually works is he would’ve been arrested, he would have to get a lawyer, the prosecutor would have said, ‘Get him into counseling and get us some reports on him. We want to make sure he’s not a danger.' … He would’ve been evaluated for mental health, and at that point in time, I don’t know if he would have still been able to buy the rifle.


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