Synsets for "plundering"

Synset: plundering.n.01

Synonyms: plundering

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: the act of stealing valuable things from a place

Examples: the plundering of the Parthenon | his plundering of the great authors

Lemmas: plundering pillage pillaging

Hypernym: aggression

Hyponym: banditry depredation looting rape ravaging sack spoil

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Synset: loot.v.01

Synonyms: loot

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: take illegally; of intellectual property

Examples: This writer plundered from famous authors

Lemmas: loot plunder

Hypernym: steal

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Synset: sack.v.01

Synonyms: sack

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: plunder (a town) after capture

Examples: the barbarians sacked Rome

Lemmas: sack plunder

Hypernym: take

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Synset: plunder.v.03

Synonyms: plunder

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: steal goods; take as spoils

Examples: During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Lemmas: plunder despoil loot reave strip rifle ransack pillage foray

Hypernym: take

Hyponym: deplume

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Synset: rape.v.02

Synonyms: rape

Part of Speech: VERB

Definition: destroy and strip of its possession

Examples: The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Lemmas: rape spoil despoil violate plunder

Hypernym: destroy

Hyponym:

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Synset: plundering.s.01

Synonyms: plundering

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: given to taking by force what is desired

Examples:

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Gyantse Dzong The victory was followed by widespread and sanctioned looting and plundering the dzong and nearby monasteries by the British troops. The "sanctioned plundering was subsequently hushed up".
Vilseck Plundering of city through Margrave (Marktgraf) Albrecht IV from Brandenburg.
Roger de Flor The Company avenged itself, plundering from Macedonia to Thrace.
People's Biodiversity festival Activists:Directory of biodiversity will lead to plundering of resources
Massacres of Albanians in the Balkan Wars In Çaja and Matranxh, general plundering. About 600 animals were carried off.
Madja-as 1. Deities invoked before going to war, or before plundering expeditions
Viking Age In 1152, Eystein II of Norway led a plundering raid down the east coast of Britain.
Dunmore Cave " 'Since Christ came to our relief, to the plundering of Dearc-Fearna.""
Lambert Hancart After the Battle of Gembloux (1578) he prevented the plundering of the town of Gembloux.
Plundering Time The Plundering Time (1644–1646), also known as "Claiborne and Ingle's Rebellion", was a period of civil unrest and lawlessness in the American colonial Province of Maryland.
Mongol invasions and conquests Thus most Mongol conquering and plundering took place during the warmer seasons, when there was sufficient grass for the herds.
Kamose Line 15: "I have not overlooked anything belonging to Avaris, because it (the area which Kamose was plundering) is empty."
Michiel Sweerts Another allegorical composition is his (Private collection) in which Sweerts portrayed a soldier plundering a violin, paintings and sculpture.
Surendra Bhave The right-hander was particularly prolific against Saurashtra during his career, plundering them for 1471 at 91.93 with seven hundreds.
Abdul Bokar Kan In June 1864 the Moors and Booseya Fula collaborated in plundering trade barges that had become stranded near Saldé,
Northampton Sekhemka statue ICOM CIPEG also expressed concern that the sale might encourage illegal excavation and plundering of Ancient Egyptian antiquities.
Cave of the Minor Sanhedrin After the plundering, a Jewish woman purchased the site in order to preserve it due to its holiness.
Bekhud Badayuni "Sabr-o-Shakeeb ki Loot" (The Plundering of Patience and Forbearance) (1889) (صبر و شکيب کی لوٿ)
Daw's Castle There was a plundering raid in 987, and another in 997, with "much evil wrought in burning and manslaughter".
Caribbean (board game) "Caribbean" is a game for two to four players, taking place in the Caribbean in the 18th century. Six pirate ships, named "Arriba", "Bravo", "Caribic", "Diabolo", "Evita" and "Fuego", sail the waters, intent on plundering treasure from ports both on the continent and on several islands. The players are looking to make as much profit as possible from this plundering.