Associations to the word «Plunder»


PLUNDER, verb. (transitive) To pillage, take or destroy all the goods of, by force (as in war); to raid, sack.
PLUNDER, verb. (transitive) To take (goods) by pillage.
PLUNDER, verb. (intransitive) To take by force or wrongfully; to commit robbery or looting, to raid.
PLUNDER, verb. (transitive) To make extensive (over)use of, as if by plundering; to use or use up wrongfully.
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PLUNDER, noun. An instance of plundering
PLUNDER, noun. The loot attained by plundering
PLUNDER, noun. (slang) (dated) baggage; luggage

Dictionary definition

PLUNDER, noun. Goods or money obtained illegally.
PLUNDER, verb. Take illegally; of intellectual property; "This writer plundered from famous authors".
PLUNDER, verb. Plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome".
PLUNDER, verb. Steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners".
PLUNDER, verb. Destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country".

Wise words

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