Definition of 'rob'
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The ladies stood in the café and watched for police while the two men robbed the shop. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To pay for the gear we just rob or sell drugs. The Sun (2007)You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was caught robbing the betting shop and attacking the worker. The Sun (2015)It is because your soul has just been robbed. Christianity Today (2000)The tax man might rob or kill you. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He robbed the shop where he worked. The Sun (2014)He had been convicted of robbing a shop at knifepoint in his school uniform. The Sun (2016) Just off to rob a bank. The Sun (2014)Had he just robbed the rich? The Sun (2009)What will they make of this man who robbed them of their mother's love? The Sun (2009)These guys came on like they'd just robbed a bank. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And when you want money, you just rob a bank. The Sun (2015)In 1996 he chased a man who had robbed a member of the public and detained the suspect until police arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had indeed left the bag behind - in the house of an old lady whom he had just robbed at knife point. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Why would I want to rob a shop? The Sun (2009)When she gets at me I storm out and steal a car or rob a shop. The Sun (2014)I wasn't going to let that one man rob me of a future. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Turning to the National Lottery for gold means robbing good causes of cash. The Sun (2007)She said: 'They were going to rob shops to fund their disappearance. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'rob'
British English: rob /rɒb/ VERB
If a person or place is robbed, money or property is stolen from them, often using force.
He was arrested after robbing a bank.
- American English: rob
- Arabic: يَسْلُبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: roubar
- Chinese: 抢夺
- Croatian: opljačkati
- Czech: okrást
- Danish: røve
- Dutch: beroven
- European Spanish: atracar bancos
- Finnish: ryöstää
- French: dévaliser
- German: berauben
- Greek: κλέβω
- Italian: derubare
- Japanese: 奪う
- Korean: 빼앗다
- Norwegian: rane
- Polish: obrabować
- European Portuguese: roubar
- Romanian: a fura
- Russian: грабить
- Spanish: atracar
- Swedish: råna
- Thai: ปล้น
- Turkish: soymak
- Ukrainian: грабувати
- Vietnamese: cướp
Definition of rob from the Collins English Dictionary
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