Pronunciation: (lOOt),[key] —n. 1. spoils or plunder taken by pillaging, as in war.
2. anything taken by dishonesty, force, stealth, etc.: a burglar's loot. 3. a collection of valued objects: The children shouted and laughed as they opened their Christmas loot. 4. Slang.money: You'll have a fine time spending all that loot. 5. act of looting or plundering: to take part in the loot of a conquered city.
—v.t. 1. to carry off or take (something) as loot: to loot a nation's art treasures. 2. to despoil by taking loot; plunder or pillage (a city, house, etc.), as in war.
3. to rob, as by burglary or corrupt activity in public office: to loot the public treasury.
—v.i. to take loot; plunder: The conquerors looted and robbed.