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loot

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of loot

  1. 1 valuables stolen or taken by force <the burglar was caught when he foolishly stopped to examine the loot from the robbery> Synonyms booty, pillage, plunder, spoil, swag Related Words prize; catch, haul, take, treasure; pilferage; windfall

  2. 2 something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <a top-ranked golfer earning plenty of loot> Synonyms bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], money, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumRelated Words coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money




loot

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of loot

  1. to search through with the intent of committing robbery <the bandits looted the archaeological dig before riding off into the night> Synonyms despoil, ransack, maraud, pillage, plunder, sackRelated Words break in, burglarize, rip off, steal (from); comb, hunt, rake, rifle, rummage; harry, raid; ravish




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