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