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Yes. The word rob is a Scrabble US word. The word rob is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'rob'

BOR 5BRO 5
ORB 5ROB 5

2 letters words from 'rob'

BO 4OB 4
OR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of rob

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Definitions and meaning of rob

rob

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: rŏb, IPA(key): /ɹɒb/
  • Rhymes: -ɒb
  • (US) enPR: räb, IPA(key): /ɹɑb/

Etymology 1

From Middle English robben, from Anglo-Norman robber, rober, Old French rober (to rob), from Medieval Latin raubō (to rob, steal, plunder), from Frankish *raubōn, *rōbōn (compare Dutch roven) and Old High German roubōn, raubōn (to rob, steal, plunder), from Proto-Germanic *raubōną. Doublet of reave.

Verb

rob (third-person singular simple present robs, present participle robbing, simple past and past participle robbed)

  1. (transitive) To steal from, especially using force or violence.
  2. (transitive) To deprive of, or withhold from, unjustly or injuriously; to defraud.
  3. (transitive, figurative, used with "of") To deprive (of).
    • Little disappointed, then, she turned attention to "Chat of the Social World," gossip which exercised potent fascination upon the girl's intelligence. She devoured with more avidity than she had her food those pretentiously phrased chronicles of the snobocracy [] distilling therefrom an acid envy that robbed her napoleon of all its savour.
  4. (transitive, slang) To burgle.
    • 2008, National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Sept 4, 2008
      Her house was robbed.
  5. (transitive, Britain, slang) To steal.
    That chav robbed my phone!
  6. (intransitive) To commit robbery.
  7. (sports) To take possession of the ball, puck etc. from.
Derived terms
Related terms
  • reave, bereave
  • rip
  • rubble, rubbish
Translations

Etymology 2

From French [Term?]; compare Spanish rob, Italian rob, robbo, Portuguese robe, arrobe, Persian ربودن(present stem: robâ) and also similar in Arabic.

Alternative forms

  • rhob, rohob

Noun

rob (uncountable)

  1. The inspissated juice of ripe fruit, obtained by evaporation of the juice over a fire until it reaches a syrupy consistency. It is sometimes mixed with honey or sugar.

Anagrams

  • BOR, Bor, Bor., ORB, bor, bro, bro., orb

Afar

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾob/

Noun

rob m

  1. rain

References

  • Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle; Mohamed Hassan Kamil (Aug 2013) , “Gender, Number and Agreement in Afar (Cushitic language)”, in 43th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics[1], Leiden: Leiden University.

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch rob.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [rɔp]

Noun

rob (plural robbe)

  1. seal (pinniped)

Synonyms

  • (seal): seehond

Albanian

Etymology

From a South Slavic language, compare Serbo-Croatian rob, Macedonian роб (rob), Bulgarian роб (rob), ultimately derived from Proto-Slavic *orbъ (servant, slave).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɾɔb]
  • IPA(key): [ɹɔˑb] (Gheg)

Noun

rob m (indefinite plural robër, definite singular robi, definite plural robërit)

  1. (historical) slave
  2. (historical) serf
  3. prisoner of war
  4. (figurative, derogatory) servant

rob m (indefinite plural rob, definite singular robi, definite plural robtë)

  1. person, family member

Synonyms

  • skllav, shërbëtor

Derived terms

  • robëri, robëreshë, robinjë, robëroj, robi

References


Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • rop

Etymology

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *orbъ (slave). Compare Daco-Romanian rob.

Noun

rob m (plural roghi, feminine equivalent roabã)

  1. slave

Synonyms

  • sclav

Derived terms

  • rubuescu

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rop/
  • Rhymes: -op
  • Homophone: rop

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *orbъ (servant, slave), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃erbʰ- (orphan, child slave or servant).. Compare English robot and Serbo-Croatian rob.

Noun

rob m

  1. (obsolete) slave, serf
Declension
Synonyms
  • nevolník
  • otrok
  • rab
Derived terms
  • rab
  • robův
Related terms
  • roba
  • robě
  • robit
  • robota
  • robot

Etymology 2

Noun

rob f

  1. genitive plural of roba

Etymology 3

Verb

rob

  1. second-person singular imperative of robit

See also

  • robte

Anagrams

  • bor
  • obr

References

Further reading

  • rob in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • rob in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɔp/
  • Hyphenation: rob
  • Rhymes: -ɔp

Etymology 1

Uncertain; compare English rabbit. Or, possibly related to Latvian rups (coarse, rough), referring to the whiskers. Also compared is the personal name Robbe. Has also compared to English rub, referring to seals' movements, but this is unlikely.

Noun

rob m (plural robben, diminutive robbetje n)

  1. seal, any member of the family Phocidae
    Synonym: zeehond
Derived terms
  • blaasrob
  • kegelrob
  • klapmutsrob
  • manenrob
  • pelsrob
  • ringelrob
  • stinkrob
  • zadelrob
  • zeerob
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: rob

Etymology 2

Uncertain; compare English rabbit, as well as English rub, referring to the fur. Or, from Proto-West Germanic *reufan (to tear), hinted by the animals' digging of tunnels.

Noun

rob f (plural robben, diminutive robbeken n)

  1. (Belgium) rabbit
    Synonym: konijn
Alternative forms
  • robbe

Further reading

  • van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “rob1”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute (seal)
  • van der Sijs, Nicoline, editor (2010) , “rob5”, in Etymologiebank, Meertens Institute (rabbit)

Middle English

Noun

rob

  1. Alternative form of robe

Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *orbъ (slave), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos (orphan).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rob/
  • Rhymes: -ob

Noun

rob m (plural robi, feminine equivalent roabă)

  1. slave

Declension

Synonyms

  • sclav

Derived terms

  • robie
  • robi
  • dezrobi

See also

  • șerb

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From West Slavic dialects, from Proto-Slavic *orbъ (slave), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃órbʰos (orphan). Compare English robot and Russian рабо́та (rabóta).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rôb/

Noun

rȍb m (Cyrillic spelling ро̏б)

  1. slave

Declension

References

  • “rob” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [rop]

Verb

rob

  1. second-person singular imperative of robiť

Slovene

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *rǫbъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /róːp/

Noun

rọ̑b m inan

  1. border, edge
    Synonym: kónec

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /róːp/

Noun

rọ̑b m anim

  1. (obsolete) slave
    Synonym: súženj

Spanish

Etymology

See arrope

Noun

rob m (plural robes)

  1. fruit syrup

Related terms

  • arrope

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ROATE, to learn by repetition.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)