plunder (

     n : goods or money obtained illegally [syn: loot, booty, pillage,
          prize, swag]
     v 1: take illegally; of intellectual property: "This writer
          plundered from famous authors" [syn: loot]
     2: plunder after capture, as of a town [syn: sack]
     3: steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people
        looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
        [syn: despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack,
         pillage, foray]
     4: destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the
        beautiful country" [syn: rape, despoil, violate]