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rob - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'rob' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Rob [ 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.
2 . Rob [ v. i.]
- To take that which belongs to another, without right or permission, esp. by violence.
3 . Rob [ v. t.]
- To take (something) away from by force; to strip by stealing; to plunder; to pillage; to steal from.
- 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.
- To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud; as, to rob one of his rest, or of his good name; a tree robs the plants near it of sunlight.

Meaning of 'rob' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . rob [ v]
Meaning (1):
- take something away by force or without the consent of the owner
Example in sentence:
  • The burglars robbed him of all his money