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Synonyms for ransack

Synonyms for ransack

to make a thorough search of

to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

Synonyms for ransack

search thoroughly


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A SHOPKEEPER was stabbed in a "sickening and violent" attack by a gang of teens who ransacked his shop and stole alcohol on Christmas Eve.
To a query, Muqam said that the incident of ransack and damages could be avoided if the relevant authorities directed security personnel to stop the protesters hailing from Nowshera district to enter the Mardan district after covering 3 to 5 kilometers long distance to reach the Mardan grid station.
From what I learned in all my more than 30 years as a news reporter, when a top official like Puno wanted to "ransack" a place, he would be stupid or crazy--or both--to do it himself.
Chinese authorities are looking into the alleged police shooting of an ethnic Tibetan man whose death provoked angry villagers to ransack government and police buildings in northern China's Gansu Province, state media said Friday.
They, like other householders, understandably are upset when their homes are broken into by people who ransack their homes and steal from them.
Joshi was not present in the house when ransack took place, no one was hurt in the incident.
BURGLARS caused a bomb hoax so they ransack a row of eight houses under the noses of police at the weekend.
Police also took into custody some protestors when they tried to ransack the office of the LESCO.
KARACHI -- A watchman of a private school in Ibrahim Hyderi was detained by police on Friday for allegedly molesting a minor girl student, which triggered a protest by area people who broke windowpanes of the school building, earthen flowerpots and ransack the premises, officials said.
Det Sgt Corrigan said: "We received reports of two houses in the area being entered, ransacked and a number of items, including TVs, stolen.
FAISALABAD -- The family of a woman patient ransacked a private clinic on the Jaranwala Road following her death on Tuesday.
BETHLEHEM, April 17, 2019 (WAFA) -- Israeli forces Wednesday overnight detained 21 Palestinians, including two minors, and ransacked homes in various parts of the West Bank, said the Palestine Prisoner's Society (PPS).
ISLAMABAD -- Indian forces, in Indian occupied Kashmir, ruthlessly beat up several people and ransacked shops during a cordon and search operation in Islamabad town.
ISLAMABAD -- In Occupied Kashmir, Indian forces ruthlessly beat up several people and ransacked shops during a cordon and search operation in Islamabad town.
ISLAMABAD: Hindutva groups have ransacked properties worth millions of rupees belonging to the Muslim community in Poonch town in Indian occupied Kashmir.