Definition of Robbery:

  1. The action of taking property unlawfully from a person or place by force or threat of force.

  2. Unlawful taking away of goods or property by force or intimidation, with the intention of permanently depriving the owner of those items. Robbery, and assault with intent to rob, are commonly punishable with a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

Synonyms of Robbery

Burglary, Theft, Thievery, Stealing, Breaking and entering, Housebreaking, Larceny, Shoplifting, Pilfering, Filching, Embezzlement, Misappropriation, Swindling, Fraud, Armed robbery, Asportation, Assault and robbery, Banditry, Bank robbery, Bereavement, Breaking and entering, Burglary, Burgling, Caper, Cattle lifting, Cattle stealing, Cost, Damage, Dead loss, Debit, Denial, Denudation, Depredation, Deprivation, Despoilment, Destruction, Detriment, Dispossession, Divestment, Expense, Extortion, Filch, Forfeit, Forfeiture, Grab, Heist, Highway robbery, Hijack, Hijacking, Hold-up, Holdup, Injury, Job, Larceny, Lift, Looting, Loser, Losing, Losing streak, Loss, Mugging, Perdition, Pilferage, Pilfering, Pillage, Pillaging, Pinch, Pinching, Plunder, Plundering, Pocket picking, Privation, Purse snatching, Ransacking, Rip-off, Robbing, Ruin, Sack, Sacking, Sacrifice, Spoliation, Steal, Stealing, Stickup, Stickup job, Stripping, Taking away, Theft, Thievery, Thieving, Total loss

How to use Robbery in a sentence?

  1. In this day and time robbery should not be a very lucrative crime, it is detectable from all the street cameras about the city, so think twice before committing a robbery today it is not a very smart thing to do.
  2. The management team was unhappy that so much cash had been stolen during the robbery but more than anything else, they were relieved that no one had been hurt.
  3. If someone is the victim of a robbery when holding a lot of your goods hopefully your insurance will cover the loss.
  4. He was involved in drugs, extortion, and robbery.

Meaning of Robbery & Robbery Definition