Robbed vs Robe - What's the difference?

robbed | robe |

As a verb robbed

is (rob).

As a noun robe is

a long, formal dress worn only on special occasions.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (rob)
  • Anagrams




    Etymology 1

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


  • (lb) To steal from, especially using force or violence.
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  • (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).
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  • *: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


  • 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 ----




    (en noun)
  • A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; / Robes and furred gowns hide all.
  • (US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
  • Verb

  • To clothe someone in a robe.
  • Derived terms

    * berobed


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