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1. robbery

noun. ['ˈrɑːbɝi'] larceny by threat of violence.

Synonyms

  • armed robbery
  • holdup
  • stickup
  • stealing
  • highway robbery
  • caper
  • dakoity
  • hijacking
  • dacoity
  • heist
  • thieving
  • thievery
  • rip-off
  • rolling
  • larceny
  • theft
  • highjacking

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • activity
  • petit larceny

Etymology

  • roberie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Robbery

  • snobbery

Example sentences of the word robbery


1. Noun, singular or mass
Unfortunately, you will also have to protect yourself and your employees in case of a robbery or theft.

2. robbery

noun. ['ˈrɑːbɝi'] plundering during riots or in wartime.

Synonyms

  • plundering
  • pillaging
  • pillage

Antonyms

  • honest
  • unpronounceable
  • unacquisitive

Etymology

  • roberie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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