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Definition of "robbery" []

  • The act or an instance of unlawfully taking the property of another by the use of violence or intimidation. (noun)

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.

Use "robbery" in a sentence
  • "The term robbery will be used for incidents that occur while a ship or yacht is anchored or tied up at a pier."
  • "Anyone recognizing the suspect or with any other information about this robbery is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at (703) 838-4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at (703) 838-4858."
  • "Anyone recognizing the suspect or with any other information about this robbery is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703-838-4444 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703-838-4858."