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depredate (verb), depredates; depredated; depredating
1. To ransack, to steal, or to ravage: The farmer in Manfred's area is upset about the wild animals that have been depredating his corn field.
2. To engage in the dishonest acquisition of property: A thief broke into Sara's house while she was away and depredated her jewelry and cash.
To lay waste, to ransack, to loot or to steal goods.
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