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in the sense of defraud
Definition
to cheat out of money, property, or a right to do something
He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government.
Synonyms
rob,
con (informal),
do (slang),
skin (slang),
stiff (slang),
sting (informal),
rip off (slang),
stitch up (slang),
rook (slang, old-fashioned),
diddle (informal, old-fashioned),
bilk (old-fashioned),
gyp (slang, old-fashioned),
pull a fast one on (informal),
cozen (old-fashioned),
scam (slang)
in the sense of despoil
Definition
to plunder
the modern day industry which has despoiled the town
Synonyms
rob,
trash (slang),
total (slang),
vandalize,
wreak havoc upon
in the sense of divest
Definition
to deprive of a role, function, or quality
They were divested of all their personal possessions.
Synonyms
in the sense of loot
Definition
to steal (money or goods) during war or riots
Gangs began breaking windows and looting shops.
in the sense of mug
Definition
to attack someone in order to rob them
I was getting into my car when this guy tried to mug me.
Synonyms
beat up,
rob,
steam (informal),
hold up,
do over (British, Australian, New Zealand, slang),
work over (slang),
lay into (informal),
put the boot in (slang),
duff up (British, slang),
set about or upon,
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
in the sense of pillage
Definition
to steal property violently, often in war
Soldiers went on a rampage, pillaging stores and shooting.
Synonyms
rob,
spoil (archaic),
despoil (formal),
reive (dialect),
depredate (rare),
freeboot,
spoliate
in the sense of plunder
Definition
to seize (valuables or goods) from (a place) by force, usually in wartime
They plundered and burned the town.
in the sense of ransack
Definition
to plunder or pillage
Demonstrators ransacked and burned the house where he was staying.
Synonyms
in the sense of rifle
Definition
to steal and carry off
The child rifled the till while her mother distracted the postmistress.
in the sense of sack
Definition
to plunder and partially destroy (a town or city)
Imperial troops sacked the French ambassador's residence in Rome.
Synonyms
rob,
lay waste,
despoil (formal),
depredate (rare)

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