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Definition of "rob" []

  • Law To take property from (a person) illegally by using or threatening to use violence or force; commit robbery upon. (verb-transitive)
  • To take valuable or desired articles unlawfully from: rob a bank. (verb-transitive)
  • To deprive unjustly of something belonging to, desired by, or legally due (someone): robbed her of her professional standing. (verb-transitive)
  • To deprive of something injuriously: a parasite that robs a tree of its sap. (verb-transitive)
  • To take as booty; steal. (verb-transitive)
  • To take something from (someone) illegally, as by force or threat of violence (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To plunder (a house, shop, etc) (verb)
  • To deprive unjustly (verb)

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Use "rob" in a sentence
  • "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"