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Loot vs. Foot

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Lootnoun

A kind of scoop or ladle, chiefly used to remove the scum from brine-pans in saltworks.

Footnoun

(countable) A biological structure found in many animals that is used for locomotion and that is frequently a separate organ at the terminal part of the leg. t

‘A spider has eight feet.’;

Lootnoun

The act of plundering.

‘the loot of an ancient city’;

Footnoun

Specifically, a human foot, which is found below the ankle and is used for standing and walking. t

‘Southern Italy is shaped like a foot.’;

Lootnoun

plunder, booty, especially from a ransacked city.

Footnoun

Travel by walking. walking

‘We went there by foot because we could not afford a taxi.’; ‘There is a lot of foot traffic on this street.’;

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Lootnoun

any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents

Footnoun

(countable) The base or bottom of anything. t

‘I'll meet you at the foot of the stairs.’;

Lootnoun

(video games) Items dropped by defeated enemies.

Footnoun

(countable) The part of a flat surface on which the feet customarily rest.

‘We came and stood at the foot of the bed.’;

Lootverb

To steal, especially as part of war, riot or other group violence.

‘to loot valuables from a temple’;

Footnoun

(countable) The end of a rectangular table opposite the head. co

‘The host should sit at the foot of the table.’;

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Lootverb

To steal from.

‘to loot a temple for valuables’;

Footnoun

(countable) A short foot-like projection on the bottom of an object to support it. t

‘The feet of the stove hold it a safe distance above the floor.’;

Lootverb

(video games) to examine the corpse of a fallen enemy for loot.

Footnoun

(countable) A unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard, equal to exactly 30.48 centimetres. co

‘The flag pole at the local high school is about 20 feet high.’;

Lootnoun

The act of plundering.

Footnoun

A unit of measure for organ pipes equal to the wavelength of two octaves above middle C, approximately 328 mm.

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Lootnoun

Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city.

Footnoun

Foot soldiers; infantry. co

‘King John went to battle with ten thousand foot and one thousand horse.’;

Lootnoun

Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.

Footnoun

The end of a cigar which is lit, and usually cut before lighting.

Lootnoun

Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday.

Footnoun

The part of a sewing machine which presses downward on the fabric, and may also serve to move it forward.

Lootnoun

Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in cattle futures.

Footnoun

The bottommost part of a typed or printed page. co

Lootverb

To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.

‘Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses.’;

Footnoun

(printing) The base of a piece of type, forming the sides of the groove.

Lootnoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Footnoun

The basic measure of rhythm in a poem. t

Lootnoun

informal terms for money

Footnoun

The parsing of syllables into prosodic constituents, which are used to determine the placement of stress in languages along with the notions of constituent heads.

Lootverb

take illegally; of intellectual property;

‘This writer plundered from famous authors’;

Footnoun

The bottom edge of a sail. t

‘To make the mainsail fuller in shape, the outhaul is eased to reduce the tension on the foot of the sail.’;

Lootverb

steal goods; take as spoils;

‘During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners’;

Footnoun

The end of a billiard or pool table behind the foot point where the balls are racked.

Lootnoun

private property taken from an enemy in war

‘the rooms were stuffed with the loot from Francis's expeditions into Italy’;

Footnoun

In a bryophyte, that portion of a sporophyte which remains embedded within and attached to the parent gametophyte plant.

Lootnoun

stolen money or valuables

‘the gang escaped with their loot’;

Footnoun

The muscular part of a bivalve mollusc or a gastropod by which it moves or holds its position on a surface.

Lootnoun

money

‘ten thousand quid is a lot of loot’;

Footnoun

The globular lower domain of a protein. co

Lootverb

steal goods from (a place), typically during a war or riot

‘police confronted the protestors who were looting shops’;

Footnoun

The point of intersection of one line with another that is perpendicular to it.

Lootverb

steal (goods) in a war, riot, etc.

‘tonnes of food aid awaiting distribution had been looted’;

Footnoun

Fundamental principle; basis; plan.

Lootverb

steal (something) from someone

‘a gang looted Rs. 1.5 lakh from a passenger’;

Footnoun

Recognized condition; rank; footing.

Footnoun

The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.

Footnoun

That which corresponds to the foot of a man or animal; as, the foot of a table; the foot of a stocking.

Footnoun

The lowest part or base; the ground part; the bottom, as of a mountain, column, or page; also, the last of a row or series; the end or extremity, esp. if associated with inferiority; as, the foot of a hill; the foot of the procession; the foot of a class; the foot of the bed; ; the foot of the page.

‘And now at footOf heaven's ascent they lift their feet.’;

Footnoun

Fundamental principle; basis; plan; - used only in the singular.

‘Answer directly upon the foot of dry reason.’;

Footnoun

Recognized condition; rank; footing; - used only in the singular.

‘As to his being on the foot of a servant.’;

Footnoun

A measure of length equivalent to twelve inches; one third of a yard. See Yard.

Footnoun

A combination of syllables consisting a metrical element of a verse, the syllables being formerly distinguished by their quantity or length, but in modern poetry by the accent.

Footverb

To tread to measure or music; to dance; to trip; to skip.

Footverb

To kick with the foot; to spurn.

Footverb

To set on foot; to establish; to land.

‘What confederacy have you with the traitorsLate footed in the kingdom?’;

Footverb

To tread; as, to foot the green.

Footverb

To sum up, as the numbers in a column; - sometimes with up; as, to foot (or foot up) an account.

Footverb

To seize or strike with the talon.

Footverb

To renew the foot of, as of a stocking.

‘If you are for a merry jaunt, I'll try, for once, who can foot it farthest.’;

Footnoun

a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard;

‘he is six feet tall’;

Footnoun

the foot of a human being;

‘his bare feet projected from his trousers’; ‘armored from head to foot’;

Footnoun

the lower part of anything;

‘curled up on the foot of the bed’; ‘the foot of the page’; ‘the foot of the list’; ‘the foot of the mountain’;

Footnoun

travel by foot;

‘he followed on foot’; ‘the swiftest of foot’;

Footnoun

a foot of a vertebrate other than a human being

Footnoun

a support resembling a pedal extremity;

‘one foot of the chair was on the carpet’;

Footnoun

any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates

Footnoun

an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot;

‘there came ten thousand horsemen and as many fully-armed foot’;

Footnoun

a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger

Footnoun

a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm

Footverb

pay for something;

‘pick up the tab’; ‘pick up the burden of high-interest mortgages’; ‘foot the bill’;

Footverb

walk;

‘let's hoof it to the disco’;

Footverb

add a column of numbers

Footnoun

the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks.

Footnoun

a corresponding part of the leg in vertebrate animals.

Footnoun

a locomotory or adhesive organ of an invertebrate.

Footnoun

the part of a sock, stocking, etc. that covers the foot.

Footnoun

a person's body below the torso, including the entire leg and the foot.

Footnoun

a person's manner or speed of walking or running

‘fleet of foot’;

Footnoun

infantry; foot soldiers

‘a captain of foot’;

Footnoun

a projecting part on which a piece of furniture or each of its legs stands.

Footnoun

a device on a sewing machine for holding the material steady as it is sewn.

Footnoun

the part by which a petal is attached.

Footnoun

the lower or lowest part of something; the base or bottom

‘complete the form at the foot of the page’; ‘the foot of the stairs’;

Footnoun

the end of a table that is furthest from where the host sits.

Footnoun

the end of a bed, couch, or grave where the occupant's feet normally rest.

Footnoun

the lower edge of a sail.

Footnoun

a unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches (30.48 cm)

‘he's about six feet tall’; ‘shallow water no more than a foot deep’;

Footnoun

a unit used in describing a set of organ pipes according to its pitch, the designation being the length of one particular pipe

‘an 8-foot reed stop’;

Footnoun

a unit used in describing a set of harpsichord strings playing at the same pitch as a set of organ pipes of the same designation

‘the 16-foot register’;

Footnoun

a group of syllables constituting a metrical unit. In English poetry it consists of stressed and unstressed syllables, while in ancient classical poetry it consists of long and short syllables.

Footverb

cover a distance, especially a long one, on foot

‘the rider was left to foot it ten or twelve miles back to camp’;

Footverb

dance

‘the dance of fairies, footing it to the cricket's song’;

Foot

The foot (plural: feet) is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates. It is the terminal portion of a limb which bears weight and allows locomotion.

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