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booty

Synonyms and Antonyms of booty

valuables stolen or taken by force
  • No one knows where Captain Kidd hid his booty, but that hasn't deterred hopeful adventurers from looking for it for the last 300 years.
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Synonym Discussion of booty

spoil, plunder, booty, prize, loot mean something taken from another by force or craft. spoil, more commonly spoils, applies to what belongs by right or custom to the victor in war or political contest.
    • the spoils of political victory
plunder applies to what is taken not only in war but in robbery, banditry, grafting, or swindling.
    • a bootlegger's plunder
booty implies plunder to be shared among confederates.
    • thieves dividing up their booty
prize applies to spoils captured on the high seas or territorial waters of the enemy.
    • the wartime right of seizing prizes at sea
loot applies especially to what is taken from victims of a catastrophe.
    • picked through the ruins for loot


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