burglarise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v burglarise commit a burglary; enter and rob a dwelling
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Usage

In literature:

If he had succeeded in murdering me that night, I don't doubt he would have burglarised the chateau soon after.
"Alias The Lone Wolf" by Louis Joseph Vance
He didn't relish coming every time to see if the store was being burglarised.
"Tramping on Life" by Harry Kemp
Then they went to the Biltmore for dinner, and when it was dark Walter sneaked back home to burglarise the safe.
"Nobody" by Louis Joseph Vance
To burglarise the world, this thug had every advantage.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
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