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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to rob

Third person singular
rob

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
b

to rob (third-person singular simple present rob, present participle b, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To steal from, especially using force or violence
    He robbed three banks before he was caught.
  2. (transitive) (used with of) To deprive (of).
    Working all day robs me of any energy to go out in the evening.
  3. (intransitive) (slang) To burgle.
    2008 National Public Radio, "All Things Considered", Sept 4, 2008:
    • Her house was robbed.
  4. (intransitive) To commit robbery.

Derived terms

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Bosnian

Noun

rob m. sg. (pl.: robovi)

  1. slave

Croatian

Noun

rob m. sg. (pl.: robovi)

  1. slave

Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavonic language.

Noun

rob m.

  1. slave

Serbian

Noun

rob m. sg. (pl.: robovi)

  1. slave

Cyrillic spelling


Spanish

Noun

rob m. (plural robes)

Singular
rob m.

Plural
robes m.

  1. fruit syrup

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