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plunder

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1 valuables stolen or taken by force

  • the thieves were promptly arrested when they tried to sell their plunder
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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
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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

plunder

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to search through with the intent of committing robbery

  • the escaped convict plundered the house in search of valuables
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