Complete Definition of "plunder"

English

Pronunciation
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plÅ­n'dÉ(r), /ËplÊndÉ(r)/, /<tt>"[email protected](r)</tt>/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊndÉ(r)|-ÊndÉ(r)

Verb
en-verb
#transitive To take the goods of, by force (as in war); to pillage; to sack.
#:The mercenaries plundered the small town.
#intransitive To take by force or wrongfully; to steal; to loot.
#: "Now to plunder, mateys!" screamed the buccaneer, to cries of "Arrgh!" and "Aye!" all around.
#transitive To make extensive use of, as if by plundering; to use or use up wrongfully.
#: The miners plundered the jungle for its diamonds, and soon it became a muddy waste.
#transitive To commit robbery or looting, to raid
#:The shopkeep was plundered of his possessions by the burglar.

Translations
trans-top|to take the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive)
Czech: vyplenit
Hungarian: t|hu|kifoszt
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trans-top|to take by force or wrongfully
Czech: loupit
Hungarian: t|hu|fosztogat
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trans-top|to use or use up wrongfully
Hungarian: t|hu|kifoszt
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trans-top|to commit robbery or looting
Hungarian: t|hu|kirabol
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ttbc|Dutch: plunderen (1,2,3,4)
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ttbc|German: plündern (1,2,3,4)
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Noun
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  1. The goods attained via an act of plundering

#: The Hessian kept his choicest plunder in a sack that never left his person, for fear that his comrades would steal it.

Translations
trans-top|goods attained via an act of plundering
Czech: lup m, koÅist f
Hungarian: t|hu|zsákmány
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