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Despoil synonyms
dĭ-spoil'
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To take (property) by force or fraud
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  1. To take (property) by force or fraud
  2. To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage:
To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
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  1. To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
  2. To take spoils by force.
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
To rove in search of plunder; make raids
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  1. To rove in search of plunder; make raids
  2. To rove and raid in search of plunder.
  3. To raid; plunder; pillage
To engage in plundering.
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  1. To engage in plundering.
  2. To ransack; plunder.
To destroy or pillage.
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  1. To destroy or pillage.
  2. (Obs.) To lay waste; devastate
To take by force or without right; steal:
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  1. To take by force or without right; steal:
  2. To take goods from (a place) by force or without right, especially in time of war or lawlessness; plunder:
  3. To plunder; strip of valuables; despoil
To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
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  1. To deprive of money or property by violence; loot
  2. To take spoils by force.
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
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  1. To seize wrongfully or by force; steal:
  2. To take (property) by force or fraud
  3. To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; pillage:
To search thoroughly; examine every part of in searching
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  1. To search thoroughly; examine every part of in searching
  2. To go through (a place) stealing valuables and causing disarray; pillage:
  3. To make a vigorous and thorough search of (a place, person) with a view to stealing something, especially when leaving behind a state of disarray.
To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
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  1. To use force or threat of force to compel (another person) to submit to sexual intercourse or other sexual penetration.
  2. In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. In common law, the felony of a man having illegal sexual intercourse with a woman other than his wife, by force or with threat of violence and against her will; unlawful sexual act with an unwilling other, and usually involving threat of violence. to commit the act of forcible sexual intercourse.
  3. To plunder or pillage.
To bring heavy destruction on; devastate:
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  1. To bring heavy destruction on; devastate:
  2. To destroy violently; ruin
  3. To pillage; sack:
(Slang) To discharge from employment:
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  1. (Slang) To discharge from employment:
  2. To rob (a town, for example) of goods or valuables, especially after capture.
  3. (Football) To tackle (a quarterback attempting to pass the ball) behind the line of scrimmage.
To rob, plunder, or despoil
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  1. To rob, plunder, or despoil
To damage or break the threads of (a screw, for example) or the teeth of (a gear).
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  1. To damage or break the threads of (a screw, for example) or the teeth of (a gear).
  2. To cut or tear into strips.
  3. To remove the leaves from the stalks of (tobacco, for example).
(Archaic) To rob, plunder, or pillage
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  1. (Archaic) To rob, plunder, or pillage
  2. To break up and level (soil or land) with a harrow.
  3. To draw a harrow over (land)
(Archaic) To strip (a person) of goods, money, etc. by force
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  1. (Archaic) To strip (a person) of goods, money, etc. by force
  2. To rob; pillage; plunder
  3. (Archaic) To pillage; plunder
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Find another word for despoil. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for despoil, like: plunder, pillage, maraud, raid, ravage, rob, depredate, havoc, loot, pillage and plunder.