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loot



Pronunciation: (lOOt), [key]
n.
1. spoils or plunder taken by pillaging, as in war.
2. anything taken by dishonesty, force, stealth, etc.: a burglar's loot.
3. a collection of valued objects: The children shouted and laughed as they opened their Christmas loot.
4. Slang.money: You'll have a fine time spending all that loot.
5. act of looting or plundering: to take part in the loot of a conquered city.

v.t.
1. to carry off or take (something) as loot: to loot a nation's art treasures.
2. to despoil by taking loot; plunder or pillage (a city, house, etc.), as in war.
3. to rob, as by burglary or corrupt activity in public office: to loot the public treasury.

v.i.
to take loot; plunder: The conquerors looted and robbed.

loot



Pronunciation: (lOOt), [key]
v. Scot.
pt. of let 1.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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