HyperDic: loot

English > 4 senses of the word loot:
NOUNpossessionloot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneygoods or money obtained illegally
possessionloot, boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampuminformal terms for money
VERBpossessionloot, plundertake illegally
possessionloot, plunder, despoil, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foraysteal goods
loot > pronunciation
Soundsluw't
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > loot: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningGoods or money obtained illegally.
Synonymsbooty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money
PartscutA share of the profits / profits
Broaderstolen propertyProperty that has been stolen
Spanishbotín, presa, sacomano, saqueo
Catalanbotí, presa, roberia, saqueig
Verbslootsteal goods
English > loot: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaninginformal terms for money.
Synonymsboodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum
BroadermoneyThe most common medium of exchange
Spanishcuartos, cucas, dinero, guita, kale, lana, lucro, mosca, parné, pasta, pelas, simoleons
Catalancalés, cuques, kale, lucre, pasta, peles, pistrincs, quartos, simoleons
English > loot: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningTake illegally; of intellectual property.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey loot the goods
Synonymplunder
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishpillar, piratear, plagiar, saquear
Catalansaquejar
English > loot: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningsteal goods; take as spoils.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
Synonymsplunder, despoil, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray
Narrowerdeplume, displumestrip of honors, possessions, or attributes
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishdespojar, desvalijar, expoliar, pillar, saquear
Catalandesvalisar, espoliar, expilar, saquejar
Nounslootgoods or money obtained illegally
lootersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
lootingplundering during riots or in wartime

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