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

1 sense of pillaging

Sense 1
plundering, pillage, pillaging -- (the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors")
       => aggression, hostility -- (violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked)

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

1 sense of pillage

Sense 1
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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