loot

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loot(
lut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (booty)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The burglars ran from the bank and counted their loot in the getaway car.Los ladrones escaparon del banco y contaron su botín en su auto que usaron para la fuga.
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(money)
a. la plata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You should be investing instead of spending all your loot at once.Deberías invertir la plata en lugar de gastártela toda de una vez.
b. la pasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I would go to the movies with you, but I'm all out of loot.Iría contigo al cine, pero se me acabó la pasta.
c. la lana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Don't bother asking Diego for money. He never has any loot on him.No te molestes en pedirle dinero a Diego. Siempre anda sin lana.
d. la guita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(River Plate)
Jonas made some loot while working abroad, and now he's coming back home.Jonás ganó algo de guita mientras trabajaba afuera y ahora va a volver al país.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to pillage)
a. saquear
The enemy soldiers broke down the door and looted the castle.Los soldados enemigos rompieron la puerta y saquearon el castillo.
b. robar
The police had to intervene when the protesters started looting the shops.La policía tuvo que intervenir cuando los manifestantes empezaron a robar las tiendas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to plunder)
a. saquear
The pirates lived out their days stealing and looting.Los piratas vivieron sus vidas robando y saqueando.
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loot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (booty)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (colloquial)
a. la pasta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(money)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. la plata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
c. la lana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. saquear
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
loot [luːt]
noun
botín (m); presa (f); (money) pasta (informal) (f); plata (f) (informal); (LAm)
transitive verb
saquear
intransitive verb
entregarse al saqueo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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