HyperDic: pillage

English > 3 senses of the word pillage:
VERBpossessionpillage, plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, foraysteal goods
NOUNpossessionpillage, loot, booty, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneygoods or money obtained illegally
actpillage, plundering, pillagingthe act of stealing valuable things from a place
pillage > pronunciation
Soundspih'lihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > pillage: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningGoods or money obtained illegally.
Synonymsloot, booty, 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
Verbspillagesteal goods
English > pillage: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of stealing valuable things from a place.
Synonymsplundering, pillaging
NarrowerbanditryThe practice of plundering in gangs
depredation, predationAn act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
looting, robberyplundering during riots or in wartime
rape, rapineThe act of despoiling a country in warfare
ravaging, devastationplundering with excessive damage and destruction
sackThe plundering of a place by an army or mob
spoil, spoliation, spoilation, despoilation, despoilment, despoliationThe act of stripping and taking by force
Broaderaggression, hostilityviolent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
Spanishpillaje, saqueo
Catalanpillatge, saqueig
English > pillage: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningsteal goods; take as spoils.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsplunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, foray
Narrowerdeplume, displumestrip of honors, possessions, or attributes
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishdespojar, desvalijar, expoliar, pillar, saquear
Catalandesvalisar, espoliar, expilar, saquejar
Nounspillagegoods or money obtained illegally
pillagersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
pillagingthe act of stealing valuable things from a place

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