American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Law To take property from (a person) illegally by using or threatening to use violence or force; commit robbery upon.
- v. To take valuable or desired articles unlawfully from: rob a bank.
- v. To deprive unjustly of something belonging to, desired by, or legally due (someone): robbed her of her professional standing.
- v. To deprive of something injuriously: a parasite that robs a tree of its sap.
- v. To take as booty; steal.
- v. To engage in or commit robbery.
- idiom. rob (someone) blind To rob in an unusually deceitful or thorough way: robbed the old couple blind while employed as a companion.
- idiom. rob the cradle Informal To have a romantic or sexual relationship with someone significantly younger than oneself.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To steal; take away unlawfully.
- To plunder or strip by force or violence; strip or deprive of something by stealing; deprive unlawfully; commit robbery upon. See robbery.
- To deprive.
- To carry away; ravish.
- To hinder; prevent.
- In metal-mining, to remove ore from (a mine) with a view to immediate profit rather than to the permanent safety and development of the property.
- In coal-mining, to cut away or reduce in size, as the pillars of coal left for the support of the mine.
- Synonyms and To despoil, fleece. See pillage, n.
- To commit robbery.
- n. The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, mixed with honey or sugar to the consistence of a conserve; a conserve of fruit.
- In spoil-five, when the trump card turned up is an ace, the dealer may rob it by discarding a card from his own hand in its place. If the trump card is not an ace, any player holding the ace of trumps may, when it is his turn to play to the first trick, pass a card to the dealer and receive the turned trump in its place.
- v. transitive To steal from, especially using force or violence.
- v. transitive, figuratively To deprive (of).
- v. intransitive, slang To burgle.
- v. intransitive To commit robbery.
- v. sports To take possession of the ball, puck etc. from
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, obtained by evaporation of the juice over a fire till it acquires the consistence of a sirup. It is sometimes mixed with honey or sugar.
- v. To take (something) away from by force; to strip by stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.
- v. (Law) To take the property of (any one) from his person, or in his presence, feloniously, and against his will, by violence or by putting him in fear.
- v. To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud
- v. To take that which belongs to another, without right or permission, esp. by violence.
- v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
- v. take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
- Middle English robben, from Anglo-Norman rober, robber, from Old Dutch *rōbōn (compare Dutch roven), from Proto-Germanic *raubōnan (compare English reave). More at reave. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English robben, from Old French rober, of Germanic origin; see reup- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Almedina (1/28/2009 8: 57: 09 PM) omfg! kristen does not know wot shes gettin rob is like the most hottest and gorgeous guy eva and she doesnt even show feeling for him. seriously if i kissed a guy on a set i would like ask him out or something especially if it was rob!!!!!”
“You came here to rob, and to rob is to take what is not yours.”
“On March 30th 2010, ashleigh & kate wrote: hahaaaaaaaa. rob is obvs better. jt suck outtt. rpatz forever”
“You know, not all of the Twilight fans are those obsessive idiots that just go “omgz, rob is soo hott” all the time.”
“On August 12th 2009, melissa wrote: haha rob is so funny hes in love with kristen (shes a pretty girl lol) hope they are together”
“Well, whatever, I guess I'll just keep those songs on repeat for now, and wait patiently for more. elwoodfan77 (1/16/2009 6: 54: 31 PM) lol rob is AMAZING! hes so cute! lucky intern: D”
“Since when did we give Congress the right to 'rob from the rich and give to the poor'?”
“We rob from the unpopular and give to the popular.”
“This should probably be amended to be: “We rob from the unpopular, render them legally defenseless (or threaten to), and give to the trial lawyers and unions.””
“She might be an okay actress but if rob is smart he would never ever date her and if any of you keep saying that then you must not like him very much.”
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