Depredate meaning

dĕprĭ-dāt
To ransack; plunder.
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To engage in plundering.
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(rare) To plunder.
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To ransack or plunder; to prey upon.
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(intransitive) To engage in plundering.
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Origin of depredate

  • Late Latin dēpraedārī dēpraedāt- Latin dē- de- Latin praedārī to plunder (from praeda booty ghend- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Late Latin depraedari, depraedat- : Latin de- + Latin praedari, to plunder

    From Wiktionary