AskDefine | Define depredate

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English

Etymology

Late depraedari, depraedat- : Latin de- + Latin praedari, to plunder

Verb

  1. to ransack or plunder (transitive)
  2. to engage in plundering (intransitive)

Translations

Italian

Verb form

depredate

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bring to ruin, condemn, confound, consume, damn, deal destruction, decimate, desecrate, desolate, despoil, destroy, devastate, devour, dissolve, engorge, fleece, forage, foray, freeboot, gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, havoc, incinerate, lay in ruins, lay waste, loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, prey on, raid, ransack, ravage, raven, ravish, reive, rifle, ruin, ruinate, sack, shipwreck, spoil, spoliate, swallow up, sweep, throw into disorder, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, upheave, vandalize, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreak havoc, wreck
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