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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion).

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : They ransacked the house for the missing letter. ,The enemy ransacked the entire town
  • New York Post that the ransacking was a "huge, huge publicity stunt" -- and that someone was trying to "frame" Hailey for their dirty work. ...
  • Another soldier, recalling ransacking Palestinian homes, said: "The entire contents of the house flew out the windows: refrigerator, plates, furniture."
  • 2: to steal and carry away intransitive senses: to engage in ransacking and stealing for more
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