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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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Daniel
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How to use rifle in a sentence?

  1. Tim Miller:

    Heston met with Jeb at that NRA convention and was the head of the NRA at the time, but it was Kayne Robinson who presented Jeb with the rifle for being keynote speaker.

  2. Maldivian Home Minister Umar Naseer:

    There's a clear connection between the three. There could be further attacks planned. We're verifying the sniper's background, though a sniffer rifle hasn't yet been found, police have recovered a telescope and bullet used in such rifles. It's now established that the suspect knew that his target was the president. Investigations have confirmed that there was a planned sniper attack on the president.

  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. Tim Macy:

    Gun Owners of America devised a plan to slow things down over that three-day holiday to allow us, the National Rifle Association, other gun organizations to alert their members to call in and absolutely bury the United States Senate phone lines, email access and everything else with the threat of' You're going to lose all your races if you do this,' at the end of the three-day weekend, even the Republicans in the U.S. Senate who were saying' We've got to cave on something' -- all of a sudden Gun Owners of America backbones turned into titanium.

  5. This YETI:

    ( If) YETI can't stand behind the National Rifle Association, I ain't standing behind This YETI no more.


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