Meaning of “rob” - Learner’s Dictionary

rob

verb [ T ] us uk /rɒb/ present participle robbing, past tense and past participle robbed

B1 to steal from someone or somewhere, often using violence:

to rob a bank
Two tourists were robbed at gunpoint in the city centre last night.
rob sb of sth

to take something important away from someone:

The war had robbed them of their innocence.

(Definition of “rob” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)