|1.||[ noun ] goods or money obtained illegally|
|Synonyms:||loot prize booty swag dirty_money pillage|
|Related terms:||stolen_property cut loot|
|2.||[ verb ] (criminal law) take illegally; of intellectual property|
: "This writer plundered from famous authors"
|Related terms:||steal crime|
|3.||[ verb ] plunder (a town) after capture|
"the barbarians sacked Rome"
|Related terms:||take plunderage sack plundering destroy|
|4.||[ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils|
|Synonyms:||ransack rifle despoil foray strip pillage reave loot|
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
|Related terms:||take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering|
|5.||[ verb ] destroy and strip of its possession|
|Synonyms:||despoil violate spoil rape|
"The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
|Related terms:||destroy spoil spoil plundering rape|