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rob

Verb

1 take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
2 rip off; ask an unreasonable price [syn: overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, hook] [ant: undercharge] [also: robbing, robbed]

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see Rob

English

Pronunciation

  • , /rɒb/, /rQb/

Verb

  1. To steal from, especially using force or violence
    He robbed three banks before he was caught.
  2. (used with of) To deprive (of).
    Working all day robs me of any energy to go out in the evening.
  3. To commit robbery.

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Anagrams

Bosnian

Noun

rob s (p: robovi)

Croatian

Noun

rob s (p: robovi)

Romanian

Etymology

From a language.

Noun

rob

Serbian

Noun

rob s (p: robovi)

Cyrillic spelling

Extensive Definition

Rob could refer to:
rob in German: ROB
rob in Esperanto: ROB
rob in French: Rob
rob in Italian: ROB
rob in Dutch: Rob

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bereave, cheat, commit robbery, defraud, despoil, disinherit, dispossess, divest, filch, heist, hijack, hold up, hustle, knock off, knock over, lift, loot, lose, mug, oust, pilfer, pillage, plunder, purloin, ransack, ravage, relieve, rifle, rip off, roll, sack, steal, stick up, strong-arm, swindle, thieve
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