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Definition 1: the act of stealing valuable things from a place - [noun denoting act]

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

  • the plundering of the Parthenon
  • his plundering of the great authors

Synonyms for plundering in the sense of this definition

(plundering is a kind of ...) violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked

(... is a kind of plundering ) the practice of plundering in gangs

(... is a kind of plundering ) the act of despoiling a country in warfare

(... is a kind of plundering ) plundering during riots or in wartime

(... is a kind of plundering ) the act of stripping and taking by force

(... is a kind of plundering ) plundering with excessive damage and destruction

(... is a kind of plundering ) an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding

(... is a kind of plundering ) the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter

"the sack of Rome"

Definition 2: given to taking by force what is desired - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(plundering is similar to ...) eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

"an acquisitive mind" "an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied"

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