HyperDic: robbery

English > 2 senses of the word robbery:
NOUNactrobberylarceny by threat / threat of violence
actrobbery, lootingplundering during riots or in wartime
robbery > pronunciation
Soundsraa'beriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > robbery: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaninglarceny by threat / threat of violence.
Narrowerarmed robbery, heist, holdup, stickuprobbery at gunpoint
caper, jobA crime (especially a robbery)
dacoity, dakoityrobbery by a gang of armed dacoits
heist, rip-offThe act of stealing
highjacking, hijackingrobbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
highway robberyrobbery of travellers on or near a public road
rollingThe act of robbing a helpless person
Broaderlarceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealingThe act of taking something from someone unlawfully
Spanishatraco, robo
Catalanatracament
Verbsrobtake something away by force or without the consent of the owner
English > robbery: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningplundering during riots or in wartime.
Synonymlooting
Broaderplundering, pillage, pillagingThe act of stealing valuable things from a place
Spanishpillaje, robo, saqueo
Catalanpillatge, saqueig

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