HyperDic: rob

English > 2 senses of the word rob:
VERBpossessionrobtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner
possessionrob, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, hookrip off
rob > pronunciation
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English > rob: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey rob him of all his money
Example"The burglars robbed him of all his money"
Narrowerhold up, stick uprob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
pickpilfer or rob
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishatracar, robar
Catalanatracar, robar
Nounsrobbera thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
robberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
English > rob: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningrip off; ask an unreasonable price.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, hook
Entailscharge, billdemand payment
Narrowerextort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringObtain by coercion or intimidation
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
OppositeunderchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Spanishatracar, desplumar, robar
Catalanatracar, plomar, robar

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