1. [syn: looted, pillaged, plundered, ransacked]
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
1. To take the goods of by force, or without right; to
pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to
Nebuchadnezzar plunders the temple of God. --South.
2. To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy
plundered all the goods they found.
Syn: To pillage; despoil; sack; rifle; strip; rob.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: wrongfully emptied or stripped of anything of value; "the
robbers left the looted train"; "people returned to the
plundered village" [syn: looted, pillaged,