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Synonyms for robber
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
A robber seeks to obtain the property of others by force or intimidation; a thief by stealth and secrecy. In early English thief was freely used in both senses, as in Shakespeare and the Authorized Version of the English Bible, which has "two thieves" (Matt. xxvii, 38), where the Revised Version more correctly substitutes "two robbers."
bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, depredator, despoiler, footpad, forager, freebooter, highwayman, marauder, pillager, pirate, plunderer, raider, thief
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 5 votes
thief, depredator, plunderer, freebooter, brigand, pirate, highwayman, footpad
a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
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plunderer, pillager, THIEF, despoiler, depredator, highwayman, footpad, brigand, bandit, marauder, freebooter, outlaw
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How to use robber in a sentence?
All the ladies were hitting him, i got the aluminum foil. The robber, a tall and robust man, was trying to yank the drawer free from the four petite women who held on with everything they had.
That’s just not the way robberies happen, there was just no reason for a robber to kill her, to get whatever it was they took.
Of all tyrannies a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
Silicon Valley provides a literal and metaphorical wealth of support for candidates. It's a community of people focused on the future, and of course, to paraphrase (bank robber) Willie Sutton, it's where the donors live.
We ought to break them up, at the end of the day, here's the deal: The last thing America needs is another Big Tech robber baron who doesn't care anything for free speech, and that's exactly what Twitter is giving us.
Translations for robber
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- lladreCatalan, Valencian
- lupič, zlodějCzech
- Räuberin, RäuberGerman
- ladrón, ladronaSpanish
- ryöstäjä, ryöväriFinnish
- bandit, brigandFrench
- 盗賊, 強盗Japanese
- heydûd, nijdevan, talanker, eşqiya, rêbirr, çete, şelîner, rêgir, korsanKurdish
- ranarNorwegian Nynorsk
- makandwewinini, gimoodishkiiwininiOjibwe, Ojibwa
- rozbójnik, złodziejPolish
- ladrão, ladraPortuguese
- грабитель, грабительницаRussian
- rånare, rövareSwedish
- kẻ cướpVietnamese
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