Synonyms for plunder

Synonyms for (noun) plunder

Synonyms: swag, plunder, pillage, prize, booty, loot, dirty money

Definition: goods or money obtained illegally

Similar words: stolen property

Definition: property that has been stolen

Synonyms for (verb) plunder

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


Synonyms: plunder, sack

Definition: plunder (a town) after capture

Usage: the barbarians sacked Rome

Similar words: take

Definition: take by force

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


Synonyms: plunder, loot

Definition: take illegally; of intellectual property

Usage: This writer plundered from famous authors

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation