- 1to steal things from a place or region, especially in a war, using violence synonym plunder
- 2 The rebels went looting and pillaging. pillage something The town had been pillaged and burned. pillage something from something Works of art were pillaged from churches and museums.
NAmE//ˈpɪlɪdʒ//[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pillage
he / she / it pillages
past simple pillaged
-ing form pillaging
They brought back horrific accounts of murder and pillage.
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noun compare loot, plunder