A sudden episode of transient neurologic symptoms such as involuntary muscle movements, sensory disturbances and altered consciousness. A seizure is caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain, which is often diagnosed on an electroencephalogram.
, a more derogatory equivalent for any of the preceding, emphasizes the immorality or predatory nature of the act
refers specifically to spoils taken at sea, esp. the taking of an enemy warship or its cargo
is equivalent to
but also applies to property taken by bandits, highwaymen, etc.
suggests violence and destructiveness in the taking of spoils
s (occasionally spoil) refers to any property, territory, etc. taken in war by the conqueror
suggests property taken by a band or gang, to be divided among the members
Find another word for booty. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for booty, like: plunder, spoils, loot, prey, stolen goods, winnings, ill-gotten-gains, seizure, prize, gift and pillage.
They killed the port-reeve, took some booty and sailed away.
The first expeditions were for adventure and booty, especially the discovery of gold and silver.
The French, collecting booty, cared only for gold.
A portion of one of the expeditions he despatched, under Juan de Ayolas, pushing up the Paraguay, is said to have reached the south-east districts of Peru, but while returning laden with booty, was attacked by the Payagua Indians, and every man perished.
Pursuing the foes, he inflicted upon them a signal chastisement and took a great booty, part of which he spent in politic gifts to the leading men of the towns in the south country.'