Synonyms and Antonyms of rifle

  1. to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something rifled the desk drawer in search of the insurance policy Synonyms comb, dig (through), dredge, hunt (through), rake, ransack, search, rummage, scour, sort (through), trollRelated Words frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, studyNear Antonyms hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect

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