Antonyms for loot

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Quotes containing the word loot


1. There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island and best of all, you can enjoy these riches every day of your life.
- Walt Disney Company

2. It hardly matters why a library is destroyed: every banning, curtailment, shredding, plunder or loot gives rise (at least as a ghostly presence) to a louder, clearer, more durable library of the banned, looted, plundered, shredded or curtailed.
- Alberto Manguel, The Library at Night

2. loot

noun. ['ˈluːt'] informal terms for money.

  • clams
  • cabbage
  • wampum
  • lolly
  • money
  • shekels
  • pelf
  • dinero
  • kale
  • bread
  • lettuce
  • sugar
  • simoleons
  • moolah
  • scratch
  • boodle
  • dough
  • lucre
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

3. loot

verb. ['ˈluːt'] take illegally; of intellectual property.

4. loot

verb. ['ˈluːt'] steal goods; take as spoils.

  • deplume
  • take
  • displume
  • strip
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • reave
  • foray
  • pillage
  • rifle
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string
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Frequently Asked Questions About loot

How does the noun loot differ from other similar words?

Some common synonyms of loot are booty, plunder, prize, spoils, and spoil. While all these words mean "something taken from another by force or craft," loot applies especially to what is taken from victims of a catastrophe.

picked through the ruins for loot

When could booty be used to replace loot?

While in some cases nearly identical to loot, booty implies plunder to be shared among confederates.

thieves dividing up their booty

When might plunder be a better fit than loot?

In some situations, the words plunder and loot are roughly equivalent. However, plunder applies to what is taken not only in war but in robbery, banditry, grafting, or swindling.

a bootlegger's plunder

In what contexts can prize take the place of loot?

Although the words prize and loot have much in common, prize applies to spoils captured on the high seas or territorial waters of the enemy.

the wartime right of seizing prizes at sea

How do spoil and spoils relate to one another, in the sense of loot?

Spoil, more commonly spoils, applies to what belongs by right or custom to the victor in war or political contest.

the spoils of political victory

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They are reported as engaged in looting the city and getting drunk on the contents of the bodegas.

THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT

From them we heard awful tales of massacres and looting during the Bolshevist domination over the Black Sea regions.

EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT

Naturally, after being the scene of so much looting and such massacres, there is little left of the original city of the caliphs.

WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT

The desert Arabs hovered like vultures in the distance waiting for nightfall to cover them in their looting.

WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT

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Just going back to coronavirus a little bit, to me and to folks like me, it was very frustrating to see a three- to five-week hiatus in coronavirus coverage when the country was being looted, ravaged and burned.

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The Christians who were unable to escape were either massacred or carried off as slaves into the interior, with the loot.

THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN

The fires were being rekindled; around each little groups, over the loot of the Turkish camps.

GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

For he was certain that the isolated structure Soriki had pointed out was not the treasure house they had come to loot.

STAR BORNANDRE NORTON

Thus, live-stock were fair loot, and so were carpets and other house-furniture, and arms of course.

THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM

What did they care for Urmi men and the settlement of Persia, when balanced against such a chance of loot and vengeance?

THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM

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embezzle

verbsteal money, often from employer

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