loot

Part of speech: noun

The act of plundering.

Part of speech: verb

To plunder; sack; pillage.

Part of speech: noun

Booty; plunder.

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Usage examples "loot":

  1. In Italy there are all these things, and glory as well, to be gained by a devoted army led by a general who regards loot as the natural right of the soldier. - "The Man of Destiny", George Bernard Shaw.
  2. He’ d hidden the loot somewhere, and he couldn’ t make a direct get- away then. - "Doors of the Night", Frank L. Packard.
  3. While Daniel Drew was lining his pockets with loot from the Erie Railroad and Commodore Vanderbilt was piling up his colossal fortune through consolidation and manipulation, J. Edgar Thomson was steadily building up the greatest business organization on the continent. - "The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series", John Moody.