Synonyms of ransack in English:


See definition of ransack


1‘burglars had ransacked the place’


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’


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