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synonyms for robbing

  • bereave
  • break into
  • cheat
  • defraud
  • divest
  • hijack
  • loot
  • lose
  • mug
  • plunder
  • raid
  • ransack
  • strip
  • abscond
  • appropriate
  • burglarize
  • burgle
  • con
  • cop
  • defalcate
  • despoil
  • disinherit
  • dispossess
  • embezzle
  • filch
  • heist
  • hustle
  • liberate
  • lift
  • oust
  • peculate
  • pilfer
  • pillage
  • pinch
  • promote
  • purloin
  • relieve
  • requisition
  • rifle
  • roll
  • sack
  • scrounge
  • snitch
  • strong-arm
  • swindle
  • swipe
  • take
  • thieve
  • withhold
  • do out of
  • hold up
  • rip off
  • stick up
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antonyms for robbing

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  • clothe
  • cover
  • give
  • help
  • receive
  • bequeath
  • condemn
  • demote
  • hold
  • hurt
  • keep
  • offer
  • protect
  • refuse
  • reject
  • release
  • return
  • stop
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How to use robbing in a sentence

During the pandemic, Rob, an Australia-based father of an 18-year-old who spoke on the condition that only his first name be used, has let his daughter spend the night at the home of her boyfriend’s parents.
TEEN ROMANCE IN THE AGE OF COVID: WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOWELIZABETH HEUBECKJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She is disarmingly honest and her inwardness doesn’t rob her of adulation.
THIS STARTUP STAR IS THE NEW FACE OF SAUDI ARABIADANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 20, 2020OZY
For his part, Horan said he would always remember not just being robbed two decades ago, but also the sacrifices of his service-industry colleagues.
ROBBED AT A TACO BELL 19 YEARS AGO, MAN SURPRISES CURRENT EMPLOYEES WITH A HOLIDAY BONUSMARISA IATIDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Many have been caught up in the PR spin that has robbed the tavern style of its fame.
IF YOU THINK DEEP DISH IS CHICAGO’S TRUE PIZZA, THINK AGAINJOSHUA EFERIGHEDECEMBER 11, 2020OZY
I'm a woman married to a man who is less than two years younger than I am, and I've been told on multiple occasions that I'm robbing the cradle.
CAROLYN HAX: THE 10-YEAR PLAN IS HIS BRAINCHILD. HER 5-YEAR PLAN IS A CHILD CHILD.CAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He lived for some time as a bandit, robbing the subjects of the King of Gath, who had given him shelter.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Certainly Valerie deserved to conquer the ill health that was robbing her of so much of the zest of living.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
These worthy women would think they were robbing their dear village if they bought the least thing in Edinburgh.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Do you suppose for an instant that I am robbing these people here in Newport merely for the vulgar purpose of acquiring money?
MRS. RAFFLESJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
Next they held a council of war, the grand object of which was to hit upon some plan of robbing the friends of their new swag.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
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WORDS RELATED TO ROBBING

  • annexation
  • appropriation
  • break-in
  • burglary
  • caper
  • cheating
  • crime
  • defrauding
  • deprivation
  • embezzlement
  • extortion
  • filch
  • fleece
  • fraud
  • grab
  • heist
  • holdup
  • hustle
  • job
  • larceny
  • lift
  • looting
  • mugging
  • peculation
  • pilferage
  • pilfering
  • pillage
  • pinch
  • piracy
  • plunder
  • racket
  • rapacity
  • rip-off
  • robbery
  • robbing
  • score
  • shoplifting
  • snatch
  • snitch
  • steal
  • stickup
  • swindle
  • swindling
  • thievery
  • thieving
  • touch
  • vandalism
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