Translation of "rob" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɒb/ us /rɑb/ present participle robbing, past tense and past participle robbed

B1 to steal from someone or somewhere, often using violence

robar, atracar
to rob a bank

(Translation of “rob” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /rob/ (past tense, past participle robbed)

to steal from (a person, place etc)

He robbed a bank / an old lady
I’ve been robbed!

(with of) to take (something) away from; to deprive of

An accident robbed him of his sight at the age of 21.
robber noun

The bank robbers got away with nearly $50,000.
robbery noun (plural robberies)

the act of robbing

Robbery is a serious crime
He was charged with four robberies.
to rob a bank or a person; to steal a watch, pencil, money etc.

(Translation of “rob” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)