Another word for ransack
To search thoroughly
rummage, scour, comb, rake, explore, turn upside down, turn inside out, look all over, look high and low, leave no stone unturned, seek everywhere, ferret out, nose out, hunt out, overhaul, sound, spy, peer, look around, pry, scan, probe, look into, investigate, scrutinize; see also hunt 2, search.
Another word for ransackverb
To make a thorough search of:comb, forage, rummage, scour2. (Slang) shake down. Idioms: beat the bushes, leave no stone unturned, look (or search) high and low, look (or search) up and down, turn inside out, turn upside down. See investigate
To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war:depredate, despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, rape, ravage, sack2, spoliate, strip1. (Archaic) harrow, spoil. See crimes, give