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loot

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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20 in 20 verses (in OT : 20 in 20 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lootn. [Hind. l, Skr. l, l, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.].
  •  The act of plundering.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.  [PJC]
  •  Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday.  [PJC]
  •  Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in cattle futures.  [PJC]
lootv. t. & i. 
     To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.  [1913 Webster]
    "Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

loot, n. & v.
--n.
1 goods taken from an enemy; spoil.
2 booty; illicit gains made by an official.
3 sl. money.
--v.tr.
1 rob (premises) or steal (goods) left unprotected, esp. after riots or other violent events.
2 plunder or sack (a city, building, etc.).
3 carry off as booty.

Derivative
looter n.
Etymology
Hindi lut

THESAURUS

loot

abduct, assault, attack, barbarize, batter, blackmail, boodle, booty, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry off, carry on, depredate, despoil, destroy, dough, filthy lucre, fleece, forage, foray, freeboot, gelt, go on, graft, greenbacks, gut, hammer, haul, hot goods, jack, kidnap, knock off, knock over, lay waste, lettuce, lift, lucre, maraud, maul, moolah, mug, perks, perquisite, pickings, pillage, plunder, pork barrel, prey on, prize, public till, public trough, rage, raid, ramp, rampage, ransack, rant, rape, ravage, rave, raven, ravish, reive, relieve, rifle, riot, roar, rob, ruin, sack, savage, seizure, shanghai, slaughter, sow chaos, spoil, spoils, spoils of office, spoliate, squeeze, stealings, stick up, stolen goods, storm, swag, sweep, take, tear, tear around, terrorize, throttle, till, vandalize, violate, wreck

ROGET THESAURUS

loot

Stealing

VB steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm, abstract, appropriate, plagiarize, convey away, carry off, abduct, kidnap, crimp, make off with, walk off with, run off with, run away with, spirit away, seize, plunder, pillage, rifle, sack, loot, ransack, spoil, spoliate, despoil, strip, sweep, gut, forage, levy blackmail, pirate, pickeer, maraud, lift cattle, poach, smuggle, run, badger, bail up, hold up, stick up, bunco, bunko, filibuster, swindle, peculate, embezzle, sponge, mulct, rook, bilk, pluck, pigeon, fleece, defraud, obtain under false pretenses, live by one's wits, rob Peter to pay Paul, borrow of Peter to pay Paul, set a thief to catch a thief, disregard the distinction between meum and tuum, fence, launder, launder money.

Booty

N booty, spoil, plunder, prize, loot, swag, pickings, spolia opima, prey, blackmail, stolen goods, manubial.


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