Looting vs Marauding - What's the difference?

looting | marauding |


As nouns the difference between looting and marauding

is that looting is the act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance while marauding is raiding and pillaging.

As verbs the difference between looting and marauding

is that looting is while marauding is .

As an adjective marauding is

raiding and pillaging.

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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    marauding

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • raiding and pillaging
  • a marauding band
  • (of an animal) killing in wanton fashion.
  • A marauding stoat entered the rabbit warren and killed fifteen bunnies.
  • (of an animal) killing domestic animals.
  • The marauding lion jumped the fence and killed the goat.

    See also

    * maraud * marauder

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Raiding and pillaging.
  • * 1834 , R Thomas, The Glory Of America (page 514)
  • On the 22d, the corporation of Albany passed a vote of thanks to General Heath, for the alacrity which he had displayed in defending the northern frontiers of the state of New York against the maraudings of the enemy.