verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of ransack
OTHER WORDS FROM ransackran·sack·er, nounun·ran·sacked, adjective
Words nearby ransack
Example sentences from the Web for ransack
A few hours later, just as rioters were ransacking Congressional offices, Republican state lawmaker Daniel Cox of Maryland tweeted, “Pence is a traitor.”The Republican Party Has Distanced Itself From The Capitol Riot. But Local GOP Officials Fueled Supporters' Rage Ahead of Jan. 6|Madeleine Carlisle|January 15, 2021|Time
Nor was there doubt that rioters had ransacked the second-floor office of the Senate parliamentarian, covering the blue carpeting by the fireplace with papers.The Breach of the Capitol Spooked Us — As It Should Have|Philip Elliott|January 7, 2021|Time
They ransacked the National Intelligencer newspaper office, with Cockburn ordering the seizure of all the letter C’s from the presses so that the editor could no longer write nasty things about him.
They ransacked offices of senior executives and looted thousands of iPhones and laptops, resulting in $7 million worth of damage and several arrests.Apple’s first iPhone supplier in India stretched its workers too far—and they snapped|Ananya Bhattacharya|December 21, 2020|Quartz
We were ransacking Mongols, held together by scabs and duct tape, looking to pick up girls or get in a fight.
He refilled his glass, and having looked in his cigarette-case, began to ransack a small cupboard.Dope|Sax Rohmer
But, in truth, an English world was having cause to ransack the dust-heaps for neglected men of mettle.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
For full two hours did these partisans of Matilda ransack the abbey, with none to say them nay.A Legend of Reading Abbey|Charles MacFarlane
The capataz was the last to go, after bending on the unknown one of those glances which ransack the depths of a man's heart.The Tiger-Slayer|Gustave Aimard
Ransack your brain, then, and see if you do not find there evidence of what I have stated.The Woman Who Vowed|Ellison Harding