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1. robe

noun. ['ˈroʊb'] any loose flowing garment.

Synonyms

  • bathrobe
  • abaya
  • robe-de-chambre
  • garment
  • lounging robe
  • dressing gown

Antonyms

  • defuse
  • unmuzzle
  • stay
  • dress up

Etymology

  • robe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Robe

  • prob
  • globe
  • tobe
  • thobe
  • shobe
  • mobe
  • loeb
  • lobe
  • jobe
  • job
  • cobe
  • bobe

Sentences with robe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wrap this part of the robe around your waist so it extends to your knees.

Quotes about robe


1. A SMALL PIECE OF TRUTHI do not carry a sickle or scythe.I only wear a hooded black robe when it's cold.And I don't have those skull-like facial features you seem to enjoy pinning on me from a distance. You want to know what I truly look like? I'll help you out. Find yourself a mirror while I continue.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. ...wearing a turban of yellow, signifying knowledge, and a robe of purple, portraying purity and activity, Virchand Gandhi of Bombay delivered a lecture on the religions of India....
- The New York Times

3. Napoleon said of Massena, that he was not himself until the battle began to go against him; then, when the dead began to fall in ranks around him, awoke his powers of combination, and he put on terror and victory as a robe. So it is in rugged crises, in unweariable endurance, and in aims which put sympathy out of question, that the angel is shown.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume I: Nature, Addresses, and Lectures

2. night-robe

noun. lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women.

Synonyms

  • nightgown
  • nightie
  • sleepwear
  • nightcap
  • nightwear
  • nightdress
  • lingerie
  • gown
  • nightclothes

3. robe-de-chambre

noun. a robe worn before dressing or while lounging.

Synonyms

  • robe
  • dressing gown

4. robe

noun. ['ˈroʊb'] outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions.

Synonyms

  • vestment
  • judge's robe
  • outerwear
  • academic gown
  • overclothes
  • gown

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • take
  • underdress
  • overdress

Etymology

  • robe (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. robe

verb. ['ˈroʊb'] clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.

Synonyms

  • garb
  • tog
  • enclothe
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • dress
  • apparel
  • garment
  • clothe
  • raiment

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • uglify
  • disarrange
  • informal

Etymology

  • robe (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. robe

verb. ['ˈroʊb'] cover as if with clothing.

Synonyms

  • drape
  • spread over
  • cloak
  • clothe

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • artifact
  • exclude

Etymology

  • robe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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