verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of loot1
OTHER WORDS FROM lootlooter, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for loot
It’s all led to genuine rage against the system, which in several cases over the past year has culminated in a minority of protesters burning down buildings and looting businesses.Violent protests against police brutality in the ’60s and ’90s changed public opinion|German Lopez|August 28, 2020|Vox
So, calling people names, assuming the worst in everybody, looting, burning stuff down, doesn’t help the healing process.Full Transcript: Sean Spicer on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 26, 2020|Ozy
Throughout the 24-page indictment, the group appears to be referenced as “Non-Profit-1” in a scheme in which Bannon and his partners were allegedly looting a crowdsourced charity, We Build the Wall, for personal gain.Federal Prosecutors Have Steve Bannon’s Murky Nonprofit in Their Sights|by Yeganeh Torbati|August 24, 2020|ProPublica
But burning, rioting, and looting are disgraceful—and they make for real-life victims we somehow never hear about.
Rioting and looting ensued shortly after the verdict and racial tensions were tense across the United States for years to follow.
In January 1948, Spitz again fell under suspicion for his role in the looting of art in Europe during the war.
NOTE: D'Souza's quote from Newsmax compared ISIS to 'what's going on in Furgeson,' and beheading to looting.Dinesh D’Souza: Ferguson Protesters Are Just Like ISIS|Olivia Nuzzi|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This reminded me of the street battles going on in Missouri and looting accusations.Bam! Pow! Bling! Hip-Hop's History Gets the Graphic Novel Treatment|Daniel Genis|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then looting began; the officers being robbed of everything, even their swords and epaulets.Twelve Naval Captains|Molly Elliot Seawell
This looting instinct in them is far stronger than the fighting one.
Meanwhile the warriors were looting the waggons, including my own, having first thrown all the dead Boers into a heap.Allan's Wife|H. Rider Haggard
The town was in a state of chaos, looting and drinking, and the British were expected next morning.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)|Louis Creswicke
And some, alas, were busy with the sinister business of looting.The Conquest of America|Cleveland Moffett