Synonyms for ransack

Synonyms for (verb) ransack

Synonyms: ransack, comb

Definition: search thoroughly

Usage: They combed the area for the missing child

Similar words: search

Definition: subject to a search

Usage: The police searched the suspect; We searched the whole house for the missing keys


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