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Another word for shakedown

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Noun
  1. A thorough search of a place or persons

      1. A lively, playful movement; frolic; gambol
      2. The act of frisking someone.
      3. (Informal) The act or an instance of frisking a person
      1. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      2. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
      3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
    See also:

    investigate

Another word for shakedown

Noun
  1. Extortion

    See also:

    theft

  2. Investigation

      1. A close examination of a matter:
      2. An investigation or examination
      3. The act of inquiring:
      1. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      2. An investigation, as by a legislative committee, into corruption, etc.
      3. The act of exploring or searching with a device or instrument:
      1. The act of purging
      2. The process of ridding a nation, political party, etc. of individuals held to be disloyal or undesirable
      3. The act or process of purging:
    See also:

    examination