Mobbed vs Robbed - What's the difference?

mobbed | robbed |


As verbs the difference between mobbed and robbed

is that mobbed is (mob) while robbed is (rob).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mobbed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (mob)
  • Anagrams

    *

    mob

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl), short for mobile, from (etyl) . The video-gaming sense originates from English mobile, used by (Richard Bartle) for objects capable of movement in an early MUD.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unruly group of people.
  • *(James Madison), Jr. (1751-1836)
  • *:Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob .
  • A commonly used collective noun for animals such as horses or cattle.
  • The Mafia, or a similar group that engages in organized crime (preceded by the ).
  • *
  • *:The Bat—they called him the Bat.. He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob , he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the fence couldn't swear he knew his face.
  • *1986 , (Paul Chadwick), Concrete: Under the Desert Stars , Dark Horse Books
  • *:What if it is a mob killing? They can’t hurt me, but …
  • (lb) A non-player character that exists to be fought or killed to further the progression of the story or game.
  • *2002 , "Wolfie", Re: Whoa - massive changes due in next patch'' (on newsgroup ''alt.games.everquest )
  • *:You can't win with small, balanced groups. You have to zerg the mob with a high number of players.
  • (lb) The lower classes of a community; the rabble.
  • *(Joseph Addison) (1672–1719)
  • *:A cluster of mob were making themselves merry with their betters.
  • (lb) A cohesive group of people.
  • *2011 March 10, Allan Clarke, W.A. through Noongar eyes
  • *:There’s nothing like local knowledge and after thousands of years living here the Noongar mob understand this land better than anyone, so it makes sense for them to tap into the lucrative tourism industry.
  • Derived terms
    * flash mob * lynch mob * meal mob * mob rule * mob-handed * mobber * mobbish * mobbist * mobbism * moblike * mobmobile * mobocracy * mobster * vote mob
    Synonyms
    * (mafia) mafia, Mafia

    Verb

    (mobb)
  • To crowd around (someone), often with hostility.
  • The fans mobbed a well-dressed couple who resembled their idols.
  • To crowd into or around a place.
  • The shoppers mobbed the store on the first day of the sale.
  • (video games) The act of a player aggroing enemies so they follow them and gather, forming a mob of foes. (rfex)
  • Etymology 2

    Alteration of (mab).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A promiscuous woman; a harlot or wench; a prostitute.
  • A mob cap.
  • (Goldsmith)
    Derived terms
    * mob cap

    Verb

    (mobb)
  • To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.
  • Etymology 3

    Abbreviation of mobile phone.

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (en-abbr)
  • mobile phone
  • Usage notes
    * This is most often used in signwriting to match with with the other three-letter abbreviations and (fax).

    Anagrams

    * *

    robbed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (rob)
  • Anagrams

    *

    rob

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) robben, from (etyl) (compare English reave). More at (l).

    Verb

    (robb)
  • (lb) To steal from, especially using force or violence.
  • :
  • (lb) To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud.
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:I never robbed the soldiers of their pay.
  • To deprive (of).
  • :
  • *
  • *:Little disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination upon the girl's intelligence. She devoured with more avidity than she had her food those pretentiously phrased chronicles of the snobocracy […] distilling therefrom an acid envy that robbed her napoleon of all its savour.
  • To burgle.
  • *2008 , National Public Radio, All Things Considered , Sept 4, 2008
  • *:Her house was robbed .
  • (lb) To commit robbery.
  • (lb) To take possession of the ball, puck etc. from.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2011, date=September 28, author=Tom Rostance, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Arsenal 2-1 Olympiakos , passage=Kevin Mirallas then robbed Bacary Sagna to run into the area and draw another save from Szczesny as the Gunners held on to lead at the break.}}
    Derived terms
    * on the rob * rob Peter to pay Paul * robber * robbery * rob somebody blind * rob the cradle

    Etymology 2

    (etyl); compare (etyl) rob, (etyl) rob, robbo, (etyl) robe, arrobe, and similar (etyl) and (etyl) words.

    Alternative forms

    * rhob, rohob

    Noun

    (-)
  • The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, obtained by evaporation of the juice over a fire until it reaches a syrupy consistency. It is sometimes mixed with honey or sugar.
  • Anagrams

    * bor * bro * orb 1000 English basic words ----