Depredation is defined as taking things from others in an attack.
An example of depredation is the looting of a street during protests.
A predatory attack; a raid.
Damage or loss; ravage.
The act or an instance of robbing, plundering, or laying waste.
An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder.
Origin of depredation
- From Middle French déprédation.