Synonyms and Antonyms of burgle

  1. 1 to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent someone burgled the lab when no one was there and let the animals out of their cages Synonyms burglarize, break inRelated Words invade, trespass; hold up, loot, plunder, rip off, rob, stick up; ransack, rifle; despoil, devastate, maraud, pillage, ravage, sack

  2. 2 to remove valuables from (a place) unlawfully the neighbors returned from vacation to find that their house had been burgled Synonyms burglarize, rob, 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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