|1.||[ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils|
|Synonyms:||rifle despoil foray strip reave pillage loot plunder|
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
|Related terms:||take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering|
|2.||[ verb ] search thoroughly|
"They combed the area for the missing child"
|Related terms:||search ransacking|