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Synonyms for pillageˈpɪl ɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money(noun)

    goods or money obtained illegally

    Synonyms:
    shekels, cabbage, dirty money, pillaging, bread, lettuce, swag, prize, sugar, wampum, kale, lucre, clams, trophy, award, gelt, dinero, scratch, boodle, dough, moolah, lolly, plundering, pelf, loot, plunder, booty, simoleons, pillage

  2. plundering, pillage, pillaging(verb)

    the act of stealing valuable things from a place

    "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors"

    Synonyms:
    prize, booty, plunder, plundering, swag, loot, dirty money, pillaging, pillage

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

    steal goods; take as spoils

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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pillage(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spoliation, depredation, destruction, devastation, plundering, rapine

  2. pillage(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plunder, booty, spoil, prey

  3. pillage(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    plunder, spoil, despoil, sack

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

looting, plundering, pillaging, plunder, loot, robbery


Translations for pillage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • غزاوةArabic
  • plenění, drancování, plenit, drancovatCzech
  • Plünderung, plündernGerman
  • λεηλατώ, λεηλασία, διαγούμισμα, λάφυρα, διαγουμίζω, κούρσεμα, κουρσεύω, πλιάτσικοGreek
  • saqueo, saquear, pillajeSpanish
  • rüüstamine, rüüstamaEstonian
  • ryöstäminen, ryöstää, sotasaalisFinnish
  • piller, pillageFrench
  • שלל, שדד, ביזהHebrew
  • menjarahIndonesian
  • saccheggio, bottino, saccheggiareItalian
  • 略奪品, 略奪Japanese
  • praedoLatin
  • sirojums, sirotLatvian
  • pāhua, pāhue, parakete, pāhuahuaMāori
  • butim, saque, pilhar, saquear, pilhagemPortuguese
  • prădaRomanian
  • грабёж, разграбление, награбленное добро, грабить, трофей, добыча, разбойRussian
  • plundring, plundraSwedish
  • çapulculuk, talan, yağmaTurkish
  • branscataedje, piyaedjeWalloon

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