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ransack

verb

1 ransack

Steal goods; take as spoils.

synonyms: despoil, foray, loot, pillage, plunder, reave, rifle, strip.

Roget 791: steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm; abstract; ... show more

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

Dutch: ontvreemden, brandschatten, roven, plunderen, beroven, uitschudden



2 ransack

Search thoroughly.

synonym: comb.

Dutch: plunderen


Moby thesaurus: beat, burglarize, burgle, comb, depredate, despoil, examine, explore, fleece, forage, foray, freeboot, grub, gut, knock off, knock over, look all over, look everywhere, loot, maraud ... show more.

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