VS.

Loot vs. Lute

Published:
Views: 128

Lootnoun

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

Lutenoun

A fretted stringed instrument of European origin, similar to the guitar, having a bowl-shaped body or soundbox; any of a wide variety of chordophones with a pear-shaped body and a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.

Lootnoun

The act of plundering.

‘the loot of an ancient city’;

Lutenoun

Thick sticky clay or cement used to close up a hole or gap, especially to make something air-tight.

Lootnoun

plunder, booty, especially from a ransacked city.

Lutenoun

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.

ADVERTISEMENT

Lootnoun

any prize or profit received for free, especially Christmas presents

Lutenoun

(brickmaking) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from earth.

Lootnoun

(video games) Items dropped by defeated enemies.

Luteverb

To play on a lute, or as if on a lute.

Lootverb

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

‘to loot valuables from a temple’;

Luteverb

To fix or fasten something with lute.

ADVERTISEMENT

Lootverb

To steal from.

‘to loot a temple for valuables’;

Lutenoun

A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; - called also luting.

Lootverb

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

Lutenoun

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.

Lootnoun

The act of plundering.

Lutenoun

A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.

ADVERTISEMENT

Lootnoun

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

Lutenoun

A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or "sides," arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.

Lootnoun

Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.

Luteverb

To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.

Lootnoun

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

Luteverb

To sound, as a lute.

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.

Luteverb

To play on a lute, or as on a lute.

‘Knaves are menThat lute and flute fantastic tenderness.’;

Lootverb

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

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

Lutenoun

a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid

Lootnoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Lutenoun

chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard

Lootnoun

informal terms for money

Lutenoun

a plucked stringed instrument with a long neck bearing frets and a rounded body with a flat front, rather like a halved egg in shape.

Lootverb

take illegally; of intellectual property;

‘This writer plundered from famous authors’;

Lutenoun

liquid clay or cement used to seal a joint, coat a crucible, or protect a graft.

Lootverb

steal goods; take as spoils;

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

Lutenoun

a rubber seal for a jar.

Lootnoun

private property taken from an enemy in war

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

Luteverb

seal, join, or coat with lute

‘they were luted with a heavy coating of calcined chalk and eggshells’;

Lootnoun

stolen money or valuables

‘the gang escaped with their loot’;

Lute

A lute ( or ) is any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body. It may be either fretted or unfretted.

Lootnoun

money

‘ten thousand quid is a lot of loot’;

Lootverb

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

‘police confronted the protestors who were looting shops’;

Lootverb

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

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

Lootverb

steal (something) from someone

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

Lute Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons