Student Thesaurus

One entry found for ransack.
Entry Word: ransack
Function: verb
Text: 1 to search through with the intent of committing robbery <it was clear that the thieves who had ransacked the museum were professionals--they bypassed most of the exhibits and went straight for the vaults>
Synonyms despoil, loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, sack, strip
Related Words burglarize; comb, hunt, rake, rifle, rummage; harry, raid; ravish
2 to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something <I've ransacked the whole house for that bracelet you lent me and it's not anywhere> -- see SEARCH 1