(v. t.) To take the goods of by force, or without right; to pillage; to spoil; to sack; to strip; to rob; as, to plunder travelers.
(v. t.) To take by pillage; to appropriate forcibly; as, the enemy plundered all the goods they found.
(n.) The act of plundering or pillaging; robbery. See Syn. of Pillage.
(n.) That which is taken by open force from an enemy; pillage; spoil; booty; also, that which is taken by theft or fraud.
(n.) Personal property and effects; baggage or luggage.
(1) The Serb teed up Steve Davis, who crossed low for Graziano Pellè to plunder his fifth league goal of the campaign.
(2) Scott's ambitious design for the hotel and station clearly plundered the architectural treasuries of medieval Europe.
(3) read one banner, against the woman whose family is reviled for taking tasty slices of state business and contracts, and plundering Tunisia's wealth.
(4) But as more end up empty-handed and black market prices soar, plundering is rising in Venezuela , an Opec nation that was already one of the world’s most violent countries.
(5) The French are no longer colonisers, or imperialists, or even plundering racists.
(6) The majority of these children come from Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador – three of the many countries ravaged by civil strife, drug wars and economic turmoil precipitated by US political and military intervention over several decades, as well as free-trade regimes and the corporate plunder of Latin America's natural resources.
(7) Most newspapers were excoriating, for instance, about the failure of the City's self-regulating bodies to blow the whistle on Robert Maxwell's plunder of the Mirror pension fund .
(8) Kiir has accused government officials of plundering at least $4bn (£2.6bn) from state coffers over seven years.
(9) For every cinephile that delights in Quentin Tarantino's penchant for opulent dialogue and magpie film-historian's eye, there's another who sees the US director of Reservoir Dogs , Pulp Fiction and the Kill Bill movies as a garish charlatan who survives on a habit of plundering the past.
(10) It was like a bomb went off in the room.” Arrest the thieves and embezzlers who are plundering Iraq | Letters Read more Abadi has placed much of his political stock on his reform drive, which he sees as essential to holding the country together.
(11) Mila D Aguilar , 67, poet, Quezon City Facebook Twitter Pinterest Krip Yuson ‘Many Filipinos still bear the scars of his plundering’ He should definitely not have been buried in the LNMB.
(12) With billions of dollars worth of assets of Muammar Gaddafi frozen by the UN and member countries, and other legal moves to recover the wealth of deposed autocrats such as Tunisia's Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, the drive to seize billions plundered by corrupt leaders has never been higher.
(13) Yet Joe Ledley’s handball might have earned United a penalty of their own after the interval before Ibrahimovic plundered the winner the visitors’ dominance merited .
(14) Damien Duff was sharp and Robbie Keane looked in the mood to plunder.
(15) In the past few years they had seen Ben Ali and his family and friends become extremely rich by plundering the nation.
(16) City were ahead again before half-time, Santa Cruz dummying over Shaun Wright-Phillips' centre for Bellamy to plunder the goal he so richly deserved, but three is not enough to guarantee City victory these days, and Kenwyne Jones, on as substitute, headed in from four yards to get Wearside's barmy army crowing with glee.
(17) Field’s parliamentary investigation concluded that BHS had been systematically plundered.
(18) The National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden used inexpensive and widely available software to plunder the agency’s networks, it has been reported, raising further questions about why he was not detected.
(19) For my part – plundering singles by Artful Dodger, by Semisonic – I have a memory of actually looking over my shoulder.
(20) The question is, why haven't the moon's resources been thoroughly plundered by now?
(v. t.) The act of plundering; robbery; deprivation; despoliation.
(v. t.) Robbery or plunder in war; especially, the authorized act or practice of plundering neutrals at sea.
(v. t.) The act of an incumbent in taking the fruits of his benefice without right, but under a pretended title.
(v. t.) A process for possession of a church in a spiritual court.
(v. t.) Injury done to a document.
(1) This apparatus executes permanently and automatically the taking of biological fluid, estimates its outflow, amounts its total and realizes or the reinstillation of the fluid in the digestive tract or the order of intravenous perfusion tied to fluid spoliation according to an adjustable connection.
(2) This case highlights the rare complications of cholelithiasis (hematobilia and cholecyto-colic fistula) and the severity of blood spoliation.
(3) Hydrophilic contact lens spoliation can be associated with the deposition of calcium salts.
(4) To resolve cases where ownership is disputed, the government set up a committee known as the spoliation advisory panel in 2000.
(5) This relative spoliation in pancreatic blood supply as hypovolemia proceeds supports an ischemic etiology of acute pancreatitis (AP), which could account for some of the so-called idiopathic cases of AP.
(6) The Lasthenie de Ferjol Syndrome associates an iron-deficient anemia by blood auto-spoliation with mental disorders.
(7) The aim of the Automaton Resuscitation is execution, watching and maintenance of a programme of intricate resuscitation tying for the first time the therapeutic to extemporaneous outflow of biological spoliation.
(8) Moreover it allows with fiability the reinstillation of the gastric, duodenal, bilious, pancreatic or intestinal juice, on the other hand an intravenous perfusion tied to spontaneous spoliation (digestive) or instigated spoliation (provocated diuresis) and in a fundamental way simplifies the work of the physicians and the nurses.
(9) A recent report from our laboratory showed that pancreatic inflammation induced by hypovolemic shock can be explained to some extent by spoliation in pancreatic perfusion as revealed by electromagnetic flow determinations on the gastroduodenal artery (GDA).
(10) Local calcium concentrations are unlikely therefore to be a significant primary factor in soft contact lens spoliation, but the enlargement of the tear pool associated with the use of a soft contact lens does greatly increase the amount of calcium present, and this may be a factor in secondary deposition.