"rifle" in the noun sense
a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
"he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
"rifle" in the verb sense
1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray
steal goods take as spoils
"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
2. rifle, go
go through in search of something search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
"Who rifled through my desk drawers?"
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