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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Loot  \Loot\,  n.  [Hind.  l?t,  Skr.  l?tra,  l?ptra,  booty,  lup  to 
  break,  spoil;  prob.  akin  to  E.  rob.] 
  1.  The  act  of  plundering. 
  2.  Plunder;  booty;  especially,  the  boot  taken  in  a  conquered 
  or  sacked  city. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Loot  \Loot\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Looted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  To  plunder;  to  carry  off  as  plunder  or  a  prize  lawfully 
  obtained  by  war. 
  Looting  parties  .  .  .  ransacking  the  houses. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  goods  or  money  obtained  illegally  [syn:  {booty},  {pillage}, 
  {plunder},  {prize},  {swag}] 
  2:  informal  terms  for  money  [syn:  {shekels},  {gelt},  {dough},  {bread}, 
  {dinero},  {lucre},  {pelf},  {moolah},  {cabbage},  {kale}] 
  v  1:  take  illegally;  of  intellectual  property:  "This  writer 
  plundered  from  famous  authors"  [syn:  {plunder}] 
  2:  steal  goods;  take  as  spoils;  "During  the  earthquake  people 
  looted  the  stores  that  were  deserted  by  their  owners" 
  [syn:  {plunder},  {despoil},  {reave},  {strip},  {rifle},  {ransack}, 
  {pillage},  {foray}] 

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