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English noun: loot

1. loot (possession) goods or money obtained illegally


Synonymsbooty, dirty money, pillage, plunder, prize, swag


Broader (hypernym)stolen property


Part holonymcut

2. loot (possession) informal terms for money


Synonymsboodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum


Broader (hypernym)money


English verb: loot

1. loot (possession) take illegally; of intellectual property


SamplesThis writer plundered from famous authors.


ExamplesThey loot the goods


Synonymsplunder


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)steal


Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

2. loot (possession) steal goods; take as spoils


SamplesDuring the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners.


Synonymsdespoil, foray, pillage, plunder, ransack, reave, rifle, strip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take


Narrower (hyponym)deplume, displume









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