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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to plunder

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to plunder (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To take the goods of, by force (as in war); to pillage; to sack.
    The mercenaries plundered the small town.
  2. (intransitive) To take by force or wrongfully; to steal; to loot.
    "Now to plunder, mateys!" screamed the buccaneer, to cries of "Arrgh!" and "Aye!" all around.
  3. (transitive) To make extensive use of, as if by plundering; to use or use up wrongfully.
    The miners plundered the jungle for its diamonds, and soon it became a muddy waste.
  4. (transitive) To commit robbery or looting, to raid
    The shopkeep was plundered of his possessions by the burglar.

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Noun

Singular
plunder

Plural
-

plunder (-)
  1. The goods attained via an act of plundering
    The Hessian kept his choicest plunder in a sack that never left his person, for fear that his comrades would steal it.

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