What does robber mean?

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ˈrɒb ərrob·ber

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. robbernoun

    a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence

Wiktionary

  1. robbernoun

    A person who robs.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

Wikipedia

  1. robber

    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. robber

    A robber is an individual who steals from a person, particularly in a threatening or violent manner such as by force or by putting the person in fear, and usually in a public setting. This act is typically considered a criminal activity and could involve the use of weapons. The term can also refer to anyone who takes something unlawfully from another with the intent of personal gain, through means such as burglary, theft or fraud.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Robbernoun

    one who robs; in law, one who feloniously takes goods or money from the person of another by violence or by putting him in fear

Wikidata

  1. Robber

    Robber is a fictional character from the 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of robber in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of robber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of robber in a Sentence

  1. Proverb:

    These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor, a distiller.

  2. David Gallo:

    Ive been called a greedy treasure hunter, a grave robber, i find these charges to be personally insulting.

  3. Kelly Shar Khuu:

    All the ladies were hitting him, i got the aluminum foil. The robber, a tall and robust man, was trying to yank the drawer free from the four petite women who held on with everything they had.

  4. Josh Hawley:

    We ought to break them up, at the end of the day, here's the deal: The last thing America needs is another Big Tech robber baron who doesn't care anything for free speech, and that's exactly what Twitter is giving us.

  5. Michelle Obama:

    The small irritations or indignities that we experience are nothing compared to what a previous generation experienced, it's one thing for me to be mistaken for a waiter at a gala. It's another for my son to be mistaken for a robber and to be handcuffed, or worse, if he happens to be walking down the street and is dressed the way teenagers dress.

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