Definitions for reaveriv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray(verb)

    steal goods; take as spoils

    "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reave(verb)

    to take away by violence or by stealth; to snatch away; to rob; to despoil; to bereave. [Archaic]

  2. Origin: [AS. refian, from ref spoil, plunder, clothing, refan to break (cf. birefan to deprive of); akin to G. rauben to rob, Icel. raufa to rob, rjfa to break, violate, Goth. birubn to despoil, L. rumpere to break; cf. Skr. lup to break. 114. Cf. Bereave, Rob, v. t., Robe, Rove, v. i., Rupture.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reave

    rēv, v.t. to take away by violence:—pa.t. and pa.p. reft.—n. Reav′er. [A.S. reáfian, to rob—reáf, clothing, spoil; Ger. rauben, to rob.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reave in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • kifosztHungarian
  • опустошать, грабить, разорять, расхищатьRussian

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