Synonyms of ransack in English:

ransack


See definition of ransack

verb

1‘burglars had ransacked the place’

SYNONYMS

plunder, pillage, steal from, raid, rob, loot, rifle, sack, strip, denude

ravage, maraud, lay waste, devastate

literary despoil

archaic reave

rare depredate, spoliate

2‘she ransacked the wardrobe for something to wear’

SYNONYMS

rummage through, hunt through, search, search through, rake through, scour, rifle, look all round, go through, comb, scrabble around in, poke around in, rummage around in, hunt around in, explore, turn inside out, turn over