What does robbery mean?

Definitions for robbery
ˈrɒb ə rirob·bery

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. robbery(noun)

    larceny by threat of violence

  2. looting, robbery(noun)

    plundering during riots or in wartime

Wiktionary

  1. robbery(Noun)

    The act or practice of robbing.

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

  2. robbery(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Robbery(noun)

    the act or practice of robbing; theft

  2. Robbery(noun)

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

Freebase

  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. 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.

  2. Lieutenant Andrew Neiman:

    We still don't know if that is an accurate account of how this item came into our possession, if you are the individual that provided that knife we would love to have you contact our Robbery Homicide Division.

  3. Abdelsalam Mahmoud:

    Everywhere in Egypt, every city or village, has different circumstances. A certain village might have a robbery problem and so the sermon should talk about thievery. Another place might have widespread murder and that is what should be discussed.

  4. Legal Aid statement:

    This plea to Robbery in the First Degree is consistent with our client's limited role in this tragic event. He did not touch Ms. Majors or take any of her property. Furthermore, no DNA evidence exists linking him to the events, his acceptance of responsibility is an important first step ; it provides an opportunity for this now 14-year-old to achieve a successful future.

  5. Dermot Shea:

    We'll go where the evidence leads us, but it's a little preliminary to make speculation whether it's a gambling dispute, whether it's a robbery, but that will unfold as the day goes on.

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