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3 definitions found
 for Plundering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plunder \Plun"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Plundered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Plundering.] [G. pl["u]ndern to plunder, plunder
     frippery, baggage.]
     1. To take the goods of by force, or without right; to
        pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to
        plunder travelers.
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              Nebuchadnezzar plunders the temple of God. --South.
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     2. To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy
        plundered all the goods they found.
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     Syn: To pillage; despoil; sack; rifle; strip; rob.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  plundering
      adj 1: given to taking by force what is desired
      n 1: the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the
           plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great
           authors" [syn: plundering, pillage, pillaging]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "plundering":
     banditry, brigandage, brigandism, depredation, despoiling,
     despoilment, despoliation, direption, foraging, foray, freebooting,
     looting, marauding, pillage, pillaging, plunder, plunderous,
     predacious, predatory, raid, raiding, ransacking, rape, rapine,
     ravage, ravagement, ravaging, ravishment, razzia, reiving, rifling,
     sack, sacking, spoiling, spoliation, spoliatory
  
  

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