Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun loot

2 senses of loot

Sense 1
loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money -- (goods or money obtained illegally)
       => stolen property -- (property that has been stolen)

Sense 2
boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum -- (informal terms for money)
       => money -- (the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb loot

2 senses of loot

Sense 1
loot, plunder -- (take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors")
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 2
plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray -- (steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners")
       => take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

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