|1.||[ noun ] goods or money obtained illegally|
|Synonyms:||loot booty plunder prize dirty_money swag|
|Related terms:||stolen_property cut plunder loot|
|2.||[ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils|
|Synonyms:||ransack rifle despoil foray strip reave loot plunder|
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
|Related terms:||take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering|
|3.||[ noun ] the act of stealing valuable things from a place|
"the plundering of Rome" "his plundering of the great authors"
|Related terms:||aggression predation looting marauding spoil ravaging rape sack plunder rape|