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Noun
/ˈräb(ə)rē/,
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robberies, plural;
  1. The action of robbing a person or place
    • - he was involved in drugs, violence, extortion, and robbery
    • - an armed robbery
  2. The felonious taking of personal property from someone using force or the threat of force

  3. Unashamed swindling or overcharging


  1. larceny by threat of violence
  2. looting: plundering during riots or in wartime
  3. (robber) a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
  4. Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force and/or by putting the victim in fear. ...
  5. Robbery is a 1967 British crime film directed by Peter Yates. The story is a heavily fictionalised version of the 1963 Great Train Robbery.
  6. Robbery is the fifth album by Teena Marie, released in 1983. It is her first album for Epic Records, following her acrimonious departure from Motown the previous year. ...
  7. "The Robbery" is the third episode of the first season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. It aired on June 7, 1990. It was written by Matt Goldman, therefore making this the first Seinfeld episode not written by the show's creators: Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David.
  8. Robbing is a term used in beekeeping. Bees from one beehive will try to rob honey from another hive. Robbing behavior is especially strong when there is little nectar in the field. Strong colonies with the largest stores are the most apt to prey upon weaker colonies. ...
  9. (The Robbers) The Robbers (Die Räuber) was the first drama by German playwright Friedrich Schiller. The play was published in 1781 and premiered on January 13, 1782 in Mannheim, Germany. ...
  10. The act or practice of robbing; The offense of attempting to take the property of another by threat of force
  11. (robber) A person who robs
  12. (Robbed) Golfers love to complain about being robbed, usually when a putt doesn't break when it should have, or when a putt travelling at Mach 2 doesn't fall into the hole as it should have, or when a tee shot forty yards offline winds up six inches out of bounds. ...
  13. (Robber) a candid man of affairs.
  14. (Robber) baron was a term revived in the 19th century in the United States as a pejorative reference to businessmen who dominated their relevant industries and amassed huge personal fortunes, typically as a direct result of pursuing various anti-competitive or unfair business practices.
  15. (robber) An extra cathode or cathode extension that reduces the current density on what would otherwise be a high-current-density area on work being electroplated.
  16. (Robberies (300 series)) (ROBBERIES (300 SERIES))
  17. (Robbing) The act of bees stealing honey/nectar from the other colonies; also applied to bees cleaning out wet supers or cappings left uncovered by beekeepers and sometimes used to describe the beekeeper removing honey from the hive.
  18. (Robbing) stealing of nectar, or honey, by bees from other colonies.
  19. (Robbing) Bees of one hive taking honey from another, or exposed source of honey (extracted supers). Robbing behavior is usually aggressive and can result in fighting and death of robbing bees.
  20. (Robbing) Bees steal honey from other hives. A common problem when nectar is not available in the field.
  21. (Robbing) Honey bees take advantage of weak hives by entering hives that can not defend themselves and steal their honey.    Careless beekeeping practices can also lead to robbing.
  22. (Robbing) When powder is effectively redirected due to another earthed surface nearby.
  23. Theft of property while force is used or threatened
  24. The taking of money or goods in the possession of another, from his or her person or immediate presence, by force or intimidation.
  25. The felonious and forcible taking of property by violence inflicted upon the victim of the robbery, or by putting such person in fear of violence. This includes money, checks, and goods taken from such person during a holdup.