What does robust mean?

Definitions for robust
roʊˈbʌst, ˈroʊ bʌstro·bust

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. robust(adj)

    sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction

    "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"

  2. full-bodied, racy, rich, robust(adj)

    marked by richness and fullness of flavor

    "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"

  3. robust(adj)

    strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity

    "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"

  4. robust(adj)

    rough and crude

    "a robust tale"

Wiktionary

  1. robust(Adjective)

    Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.

    He was a robust man of six feet four.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  2. robust(Adjective)

    Violent; rough; rude.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  3. robust(Adjective)

    Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  4. robust(Adjective)

    Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  5. robust(Adjective)

    Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  6. robust(Adjective)

    Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

  7. robust(Adjective)

    Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.

    Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Robust(adj)

    evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health

  2. Robust(adj)

    violent; rough; rude

  3. Robust(adj)

    requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Robust

    rō-bust′, adj. of great strength or vigour: requiring strength: rude, rough.—adj. Robust′ious (Milt.), violent, rough.—adv. Robust′iously.—n. Robust′iousness.—adv. Robust′ly.—n. Robust′ness. [Fr.,—L. robustusrobur, oak.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. robust

    Said of a system that has demonstrated an ability to recover gracefully from the whole range of exceptional inputs and situations in a given environment. One step below bulletproof. Carries the additional connotation of elegance in addition to just careful attention to detail. Compare smart, oppose brittle.

Anagrams for robust »

  1. brotus

  2. turbos

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How to say robust in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of robust in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of robust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of robust in a Sentence

  1. Martin Schwabacher:

    Theyre not fragile; the bones are very robust, the joints are mobile and it looks like they were well-muscled.

  2. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto:

    We have been implementing a very significant and robust modernization strategy of our armed forces, which will last until 2026. We will hit the 2% (level) in 2023.

  3. Hans Dieter Poetsch:

    Despite all difficulties that VW is currently facing in the wake of the diesel issue, we should always bear in mind that its core business is healthy and robust.

  4. Jeremy Corbyn:

    She could have recalled parliament last week ... or she could have delayed until tomorrow, when parliament returns, i think what we need in this country is something more robust, like a War Powers Act, so governments do get held to account by parliament for what they do in our name.

  5. Jeff Kingston:

    It is a sensible option and necessary in terms of managing risk but the elite conservatives that govern have resisted strongly despite robust public support for female succession.

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