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ransack

ransack

ransack - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ransack

Definition
(verb) steal goods; take as spoils
Synonyms : despoil , foray , loot , pillage , plunder , reave , rifle , strip
Example Sentence
  • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Definition
(verb) search thoroughly
Synonyms : comb
Example Sentence
  • They combed the area for the missing child

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ransack

this sounds like run seek...RUN+SEEK...so you must run to seek a house for your self.....you must search throughly about a house.
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by preetisoni2411

I ran through the sack (searched throughly) stil I didn't get my pen
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by ksameer_coep

RUN+SACK...If you lose something and try to search thoroughly, you run your eyes through sack and try to find it out....
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by nileshdive

ranSACK so fill the sack with what ever you SEEK
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by daringdavin

run and SEEK the thing to pilfer
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by friendofafriend

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