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Definition 1: goods or money obtained illegally - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for loot in the sense of this definition

(loot is a kind of ...) property that has been stolen

(loot is a part of ...) a share of the profits

"everyone got a cut of the earnings"

Definition 2: informal terms for money - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for loot in the sense of this definition

(loot is a kind of ...) the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender

"we tried to collect the money he owed us"

Definition 3: steal goods; take as spoils - [verb of possession]

Samples where loot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Synonyms for loot in the sense of this definition

(loot is a kind of ...) take by force

"Hitler took the Baltic Republics" "The army took the fort on the hill"

(... is a kind of loot ) strip of honors, possessions, or attributes

Definition 4: take illegally; of intellectual property - [verb of possession]

Samples where loot or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This writer plundered from famous authors

Synonyms for loot in the sense of this definition

(loot is a kind of ...) take without the owner's consent

"Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

(loot belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

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