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

Synonyms for plunder in the sense of this definition

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

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

"everyone got a cut of the earnings"

Definition 2: destroy and strip of its possession - [verb of contact]

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

  • The soldiers raped the beautiful country

Synonyms for plunder in the sense of this definition

(plunder is a kind of ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

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

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

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

Synonyms for plunder in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

Definition 4: plunder (a town) after capture - [verb of possession]

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

  • the barbarians sacked Rome

Synonyms for plunder in the sense of this definition

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

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

(plunder implies ...) destroy completely; damage irreparably

"You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!" "The tears ruined her make-up"

Definition 5: take illegally; of intellectual property - [verb of possession]

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

  • This writer plundered from famous authors

Synonyms for plunder in the sense of this definition

(plunder 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"

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

"a long record of crimes"

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