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adjective as in ruined

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adjective as in stolen

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This robs you of the opportunity to expand your potential consumer market and get more traffic.

I am 31 — yes, robbing the cradle — and I would say marriage and children for me are more of a three- to five-year plan.

If Spears’s fans think someone is keeping them from direct access to Britney, then they can understand themselves as being robbed of the part of Britney’s persona that made her so compelling to begin with.

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Our unoccupied safety gets to “rob” any throws into that zone.

A man and a woman lured a person into a park and ride area, then robbed the person of property and stabbed him.

He was beaten and robbed when sent to tour Europe, after which he made his way back to England.

Some people were chased; some robbed; two men were beaten unconscious.

He worked closely for years with many of the curators and librarians he eventually robbed.

Pacino—Dad called him “Al”—played Sonny, a desperate guy who robbed a bank in Brooklyn.

Being robbed, beaten, and killed in pogroms was not a sufficient incentive to stay.

Jacob robbed his brother of his birthright by trading on his hunger; Joseph robbed a whole people in the same way.

The rich Chinese were robbed and the labouring class were pressed into service fit for beasts of burden.

“But you know you like to be robbed for a good cause,” chuckled Amy, who chanced to hear these comments.

It cost him something like half a dollar an acre, and Landers considered he had robbed the hardware merchant of a machine.

Whether he had shot a man, or robbed a bank, or fired a church, the incipient accusation died away.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to robbed, such as: beggared, bereaved, cut off, deprived, destitute, and devoid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.