Synonyms for despoil

Synonyms for (verb) despoil

Synonyms: despoil, spoil, plunder, rape, violate

Definition: destroy and strip of its possession

Usage: The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Similar words: ruin, destroy

Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably

Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up


Synonyms: rifle, ransack, reave, plunder, pillage, despoil, foray, loot, strip

Definition: steal goods; take as spoils

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

Similar words: take

Definition: take by force

Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill