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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneynoun

    goods or money obtained illegally

  2. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampumverb

    informal terms for money

  3. loot, plunderverb

    take illegally; of intellectual property

    "This writer plundered from famous authors"

  4. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, forayverb

    steal goods; take as spoils

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

GCIDE

  1. Lootnoun

    Hence: Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.

    Etymology: [Hind. l, Skr. ltra, lptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]

  2. Lootnoun

    Broadly: Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday.

    Etymology: [Hind. l, Skr. ltra, lptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]

Wiktionary

  1. lootnoun

    plunder, booty, especially from a ransacked city.

    Etymology: Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट / lūṭ (spoil, booty), from लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder".

  2. lootnoun

    any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents

    Etymology: Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट / lūṭ (spoil, booty), from लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder".

  3. lootnoun

    Items dropped from defeated enemies in video games and online games.

    Etymology: Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट / lūṭ (spoil, booty), from लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder".

  4. lootverb

    to steal, especially as part of war, riot or other group violence.

    Etymology: Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट / lūṭ (spoil, booty), from लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder".

  5. lootverb

    to examine the corpse of a fallen enemy for loot.

    Etymology: Attested 1788, a loan from Hindustani लूट / lūṭ (spoil, booty), from लुण्ट luṇṭ "to rob, plunder".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lootnoun

    the act of plundering

    Etymology: [Hind. l, Skr. ltra, lptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]

  2. Lootnoun

    plunder; booty; especially, the boot taken in a conquered or sacked city

    Etymology: [Hind. l, Skr. ltra, lptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]

  3. Loot

    to plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war

    Etymology: [Hind. l, Skr. ltra, lptra, booty, lup to break, spoil; prob. akin to E. rob.]

Freebase

  1. Loot

    Loot is a two-act play by the English playwright Joe Orton. The play is a dark farce that satirises the Roman Catholic Church, social attitudes to death, and the integrity of the police force. Loot was Orton's third major production, following Entertaining Mr Sloane and the television play The Good and Faithful Servant. Playing with the conventions of popular farce, Orton creates a hectic world and examines English attitudes and perceptions in the mid twentieth century. The play won several awards in its London run and has since gained a reputation as a comic masterpiece and has had many revivals.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loot

    lōōt, n. act of plundering, esp. in a conquered city: plunder.—v.t. or v.i. to plunder, ransack. [Hindi lūt—Sans. lotra, loptra, stolen goods.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. loot

    Plunder, or pillage; a term adopted from China.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. loot

    An East Indian term for plunder or pillage.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of loot in a Sentence

  1. Pankas Samad:

    Scoundrels spread lies on corona several times through all media channels , hired movie stars to do acting of hospitalization, liars and criminals were planted as experts to further misadvise, created memes & posters to cleverly outspread rumors, even caller tune of corona was made . The aim was to speak lies these many times from all corners that people start fearing, believing and talking that corona is a virus and then any illness was given the name corona to loot the patients and sell their vaccination to do anything they like with the population.

  2. Wang Dan:

    Lets look at what the Chinese regime is clearly. Its a group of people who stole the position of ruling China, one of the largest counties in the world and theyre taking advantage of that position to do one thing: loot.

  3. Brian Powell:

    Because he was real big on trying to talk to youth. And mentoring young people as well. He tried to get them on the straight and narrow and everything, the person who pulled the trigger, my message to them would just simply be, just step back from what Brian Powell're doing. Know the real reason that Brian Powell're protesting. Let's do it in a positive manner. We don't have to go out and loot and do all the other things.

  4. President Barack Obama on Tuesday:

    There's no excuse for the kind of violence that we saw yesterday. It is counterproductive, when individuals get crowbars and start prying open doors to loot, they're not protesting. They're not making a statement. They're stealing. When they burn down a building, they're committing arson. And they're destroying and undermining businesses and opportunities in their own communities. That robs jobs and opportunity from people in that area.

  5. Mohamed Ismail:

    Our lives are very difficult since the war began. We cannot grow crops except in a very small area because rebels and gangs come and loot our fields.

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  • plyndreDanish
  • plündern, Raubgut, Zaster, Knete, BeuteGerman
  • πλιατσικολογώ, λεία, λεηλατώ, κλοπιμαία, λαφυραγωγώGreek
  • botín, saquearSpanish
  • rüüstamaEstonian
  • ryöstösaalis, ryöstää, fyrkka, rahaFinnish
  • butin, piller, fric, pognonFrench
  • लूट, लूटनाHindi
  • zsákmány, fosztogat, hadizsákmány, zsákmányolHungarian
  • կողոպտելArmenian
  • predare, bottino, sacco, depredare, maltolto, saccheggio, saccheggiare, fare man bassaItalian
  • parakete, pāhua, pāhuahuaMāori
  • लूटMarathi
  • plyndreNorwegian
  • plundering, plunderen, poen, buitDutch
  • plyndreNorwegian Nynorsk
  • szabrowaćPolish
  • saquear, saque, moedas, pilhar, rouboPortuguese
  • pradăRomanian
  • грабить, награбленное, разграблять, добычаRussian
  • plundra, byteSwedish
  • దోచుTelugu
  • ganimet, mangır, çalıntı malTurkish
  • لُوٹنا, لوٹUrdu

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