Definitions for reaveriv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

reave*riv(v.t.)reaved; reft, reav•ing.

  1. to plunder; rob.

* Archaic..

Origin of reave:

bef. 900; ME reven, OE rēafian, c. D roven, G rauben to rob

reaveriv(v.t.; v.i.)reaved; reft, reav•ing.

  1. Archaic. to rend; break; tear.

Origin of reave:

1550–60; appar. confusion of reave1 with rive

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]


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