What does Robbery mean?

Definitions for Robbery
ˈrɒb ə rirob·be·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. robberynoun

    larceny by threat of violence

  2. looting, robberynoun

    plundering during riots or in wartime

Wiktionary

  1. robberynoun

    The act or practice of robbing.

  2. robberynoun

    The offense of attempting to take the property of another by threat of force.

  3. Etymology: roberie, from the verb rober + -ie. Ultimately from unattested *. See rob, -y.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Wikipedia

  1. Robbery

    Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force, or by use of fear. According to common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear; that is, it is a larceny or theft accomplished by an assault. Precise definitions of the offence may vary between jurisdictions. Robbery is differentiated from other forms of theft (such as burglary, shoplifting, pickpocketing, or car theft) by its inherently violent nature (a violent crime); whereas many lesser forms of theft are punished as misdemeanors, robbery is always a felony in jurisdictions that distinguish between the two. Under English law, most forms of theft are triable either way, whereas robbery is triable only on indictment. The word "rob" came via French from Late Latin words (e.g., deraubare) of Germanic origin, from Common Germanic raub "theft". Among the types of robbery are armed robbery, which involves the use of a weapon, and aggravated robbery, when someone brings with them a deadly weapon or something that appears to be a deadly weapon. Highway robbery or mugging takes place outside or in a public place such as a sidewalk, street, or parking lot. Carjacking is the act of stealing a car from a victim by force. Extortion is the threat to do something illegal, or the offer to not do something illegal, in the event that goods are not given, primarily using words instead of actions. Criminal slang for robbery includes "blagging" (armed robbery, usually of a bank) or "stick-up" (derived from the verbal command to robbery targets to raise their hands in the air), and "steaming" (organized robbery on underground train systems).

ChatGPT

  1. robbery

    Robbery is the criminal act of directly taking property or goods from another individual against their will through the use of force and/or intimidation, with the intention to permanently deprive them of their possessions. It is considered a violent crime as it involves a threat or actual act of violence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Robberynoun

    the act or practice of robbing; theft

  2. Robberynoun

    the crime of robbing. See Rob, v. t., 2

Wikidata

  1. Robbery

    Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force or by putting the victim in fear. At common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear. Precise definitions of the offence may vary between jurisdictions. In precise legal terms, robbery differs from simple theft in its use of violence and intimidation, although the words to rob and robbery are often used informally to mean simple theft. The word "rob" came via French from Late Latin words of Germanic origin, from Common Germanic raub — "theft". Among the types of robbery are armed robbery involving use of a weapon and aggravated robbery involving use of a deadly weapon or something that appears to be a deadly weapon. Highway robbery or "mugging" takes place outside and in a public place such as a sidewalk, street, or parking lot. Carjacking is the act of stealing a car from a victim by force. Extortion is the threat to do something illegal, or the offer to not do something illegal, in the event that goods are not given, primarily using words instead of actions.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Robbery in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Robbery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Robbery in a Sentence

  1. Anthony Sideri:

    Many people only know about my robbery, addiction and jail time, they have no idea about who or what I am now.

  2. Daniel Bibb:

    Imagine you’re a clerk in a bodega and are the victim of a knife point robbery, not only could the guy not go to jail, he could get charged with a misdemeanor, that is the definition of insanity.

  3. Armando Alvarez:

    We're going to focus on catching the robbery suspect who started this chain of events, i know we can find this killer with your help. Someone knows who he is.

  4. Commissioner James ONeill:

    TITANIC SECRET CONTAINED IN NORTHERN IRELAND HOUSE The NYPD has a new way to measure public sentiment. ( iStock) GOOGLE CONTRACTORS IN PENNSYLVANIA VOTE TO UNIONIZE If you dont feel safe in your neighborhood, lets figure out why, maybe it is a quality-of-life condition that isnt being addressed. Maybe its abandoned vehicles. Maybe there are other issues going on. Maybe theres a robbery pattern.

  5. Martin Reynolds:

    This seems like it's an organized smash and grab robbery. This doesn't seem like looting. We're thinking of scenarios where first responders are completely overwhelmed, and folks often may be on their own.

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