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Definition 1: search thoroughly - [verb of contact]

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

  • They combed the area for the missing child

Synonyms for ransack in the sense of this definition

(ransack is a kind of ...) subject to a search

"The police searched the suspect" "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"

Definition 2: steal goods; take as spoils - [verb of possession]

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

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

Synonyms for ransack in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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