verb (used with object)
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Origin of ransack
OTHER WORDS FROM ransackran·sack·er, nounun·ran·sacked, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ransack
Chet, while a second reading was going on, commenced to ransack the house.Three Young Ranchmen|Ralph Bonehill
"Well, let's go up and ransack that old cabin," announced Bonner, starting toward the willows.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
Far and wide his messengers travelled to ransack the world for rare woods and precious metals.Ancient Man|Hendrik Willem van Loon
The commissaire proceeded, with a hasty hand, as if he wished to get the work quickly over, to ransack drawers and boxes.
If you don't ransack the house, at least you ransack your memory, in search for facts that will assist you.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth