Synonyms and Antonyms of burglarize
1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent <the Watergate scandal began when Republican operatives burglarized the Democratic Party's headquarters in Washington, D.C.> Synonyms break in, burgleRelated Words invade, trespass; hold up, loot, plunder, rip off, rob, stick up; ransack, rifle; despoil, devastate, maraud, pillage, ravage, sack
2 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully <before they were caught, the thieves had burglarized dozens of houses around the city> Synonyms rob, burgle, knock off, knock over, rip off, steal (from), take off [slang]Related Words ransack, rifle; despoil, loot, pillage, plunder, ravish, sack, spoil, strip; bleed, break in, cheat, chisel, cozen, defraud, exploit, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, pluck, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindle; hold up, mug, roll, stick up
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