burglarize


burglarize

verb

Definition 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 burglarize, burgle
2
to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully <before they were caught, the thieves had burglarized dozens of houses around the city>

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