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Meaning of PILLAGING

Pronunciation:  p'ilijing

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of Rome"; "his plundering of the great authors"

PILLAGING is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: pillage, plundering
 See Also: aggression, banditry, depredation, despoilation, despoilment, despoliation, devastation, hostility, looting, predation, rape, rapine, ravaging, robbery, spoil, spoilation, spoliation



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: assault, attack, banditry, battering, brigandage, brigandism, butchery, depredation, despoiling, despoilment, despoliation, direption, disorderliness, foraging, foray, forcible seizure, freebooting, killing, laying waste, looting, marauding, massacre, obstreperousness, onslaught, pillage, plunder, plundering, plunderous, predacious, predacity, predatory, raid, raiding, ransacking, rapaciousness, rapacity, rape, rapine, ravage, ravagement, ravaging, ravenousness, ravishment, razzia, reiving, rifling, riot, rioting, sack, sacking, sharkishness, slaughter, sowing with salt, spoiling, spoliation, spoliatory, unruliness, violation, wolfishness