What does robbery mean?

Definitions for robbery
ˈrɒb ə rirob·bery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word robbery.

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.

  2. robbery(Noun)

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

  3. Origin: 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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How to say robbery in sign language?

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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. Marco Aurelio Prometti:

    Cargo robbery is just as profitable as trafficking drugs.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    Lawer: one who protects us against robbery by taking away the temptation.

  3. Rick Ector:

    If you are old enough to commit a robbery, you are old enough to get shot.

  4. Lindsay Ram:

    Holidays are often desperate for a lot of people, and bank robbery is a desperate act.

  5. Anthony Sideri:

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

Images & Illustrations of robbery

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