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Noun: looting  loo-ting
  1. Plundering during riots or in wartime
    - robbery
Verb: loot  loot
  1. (crime) take illegally; of intellectual property
    "This writer looted from famous authors";
    - plunder
  2. Steal goods; take as spoils
    "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners";
    - plunder, despoil, reave [archaic], strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray

Sounds like: loots, luting, lu

Derived forms: lootings

Type of: pillage, pillaging, plundering, rip [N. Amer, informal], rip off [informal], steal, take

Encyclopedia: Looting