What does robust mean?
Definitions for robust
roʊˈbʌst, ˈroʊ bʌstro·bust
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word robust.
sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
"a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
full-bodied, racy, rich, robustadjective
marked by richness and fullness of flavor
"a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"
strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
"the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"
rough and crude
"a robust tale"
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.
Violent; rough; rude.
Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.
Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;
Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.
Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.
Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.
Etymology: From robustus, from robur, robus.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health
violent; rough; rude
requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. robustus—robur, oak.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
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.
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The numerical value of robust in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of robust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of robust in a Sentence
Public companies need to have robust systems in place to ensure that all of their transactions are recognized in the correct reporting report.
With zero-COVID in the rear-view mirror, the recovery should remain robust in the near-term.
Refinery turnarounds will cut U.S. runs and we have about four weeks until we switch to September trading, going forward, the window of opportunity may not be so robust, so producers now have to pick their positions.
We continue to expect consumer spending to kick the year off on a robust foot after the drop in energy prices gave consumers a substantial windfall.
It's amazing what happens when people are reminded what terrorists can do, the American people recognize that the indiscriminate, brutal acts that (the Islamic State) carried out could happen in any community across this country and throughout the world. And I think as Americans, we believe we should do everything we can to eliminate that. … I want to make sure that the tools that law enforcement have are as robust as they possibly can be.
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- vankka, vahva, roteva, jykeväFinnish
- làidirScottish Gaelic
- חסון, איתןHebrew
- robuust, degelijkDutch
- rozrosły, czerstwy, wysportowany, silny, krzepkiPolish
- robustă, robust, puternic, vânjosRomanian
- крепкий, здоровыйRussian
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