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Synonyms for rifleˈraɪ fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rifle(verb)

    a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore

  2. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray(verb)

    steal goods; take as spoils

    Synonyms:
    foray, comb, disrobe, spoil, clean, discase, leach, rape, divest, violate, sack, dismantle, strip, unclothe, undress, reave, rifle, denude, uncase, denudate, strip down, despoil, go, ransack, loot, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, pillage, disinvest

  3. rifle, go(verb)

    go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, pop off, operate, belong, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, work, choke, go away, get, rifle, die, sound, get going, kick the bucket, run, plunder, function, lead, endure, plump, live, pass away, pillage, run short, survive, croak, live on, move, extend, conk, ransack, decease, become, run low, conk out, loot, break, proceed, last, despoil, give out, break down, go, depart, give way, hold up, snuff it, fit, pass, hold out, start, foray, fail, locomote, travel, blend, exit, perish, blend in, reave, cash in one's chips, expire, strip, go bad

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rifle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    seize, snatch away, carry off

  2. rifle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    rob, pillage, plunder, strip, despoil, fleece

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

shotgun, gun, rifles, fusiliers, carabinieri, musket, venice, gat, weapon, carabineros, riflemen, riffle


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