Depredation Definition

dĕprĭ-dāshən
depredations
noun
depredations
The act or an instance of robbing, plundering, or laying waste.
Webster's New World
A predatory attack; a raid.
American Heritage
Damage or loss; ravage.
American Heritage
Depredation is defined as taking things from others in an attack.
An example of depredation is the looting of a street during protests.
YourDictionary
An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Depredation

Noun

Singular:
depredation
Plural:
depredations

Origin of Depredation

  • From Middle French déprédation.

    From Wiktionary

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