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English verb: rob

1. rob (possession) take something away by force or without the consent of the owner


SamplesThe burglars robbed him of all his money.


ExamplesThey rob him of all his money


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)steal


Narrower (hyponym)hold up, pick, stick up

2. rob (possession) rip off; ask an unreasonable price


Synonymsfleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, soak, surcharge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel, rip off


Narrower (hyponym)extort, gouge, rack, squeeze, wring


Entailbill, charge


Antonymsundercharge









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