Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

plunder

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plunder

  1. 1 valuables stolen or taken by force <the thieves were promptly arrested when they tried to sell their plunder> Synonyms booty, pillage, loot, spoil, swagRelated Words prize; catch, haul, take, treasure; pilferage; windfall

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  transportable items that one owns <with all of our plunder in the pickup, we headed for the state that bills itself as the Last Frontier> Synonyms belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, possession [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsRelated Words treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms immovables, real estate




plunder

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plunder

  1. to search through with the intent of committing robbery <the escaped convict plundered the house in search of valuables> Synonyms despoil, loot, maraud, pillage, ransack, sackRelated Words break in, burglarize, rip off, steal (from); comb, hunt, rake, rifle, rummage; harry, raid; ravish




Learn More about plunder


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up plunder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of, relating to, or near a shore

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

megillah rebellion interruption torrent
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ