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

1 sense of looting

Sense 1
looting, robbery -- (plundering during riots or in wartime)
       => plundering, pillage, pillaging -- (the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors")

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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