Looting vs Extortion - What's the difference?

looting | extortion |


As nouns the difference between looting and extortion

is that looting is the act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance while extortion is the practice of extorting money or other property by the use of force or threats.

As a verb looting

is .

looting

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance.
  • During the looting , the mob stole everything they could and then set fire to the buildings.

    Verb

    (head)
  • While looting the stores the looters took the opportunity for revenge by destroying what they didn't steal.

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    extortion

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia extortion) (en noun)
  • The practice of extorting money or other property by the use of force or threats.
  • Synonyms

    * blackmail