n.1.The act or practice of robbing; theft.
2.(Law) The crime of robbing. See Rob, v. t., 2.
Noun1.Robberyrobbery - larceny by threat of violence
2.Robberyrobbery - plundering during riots or in wartime
Synonyms: looting

ROBBERY, crimes. The felonious and forcible taking from the person of another, goods or money to any value, by violence or putting him in fear. 4 Bl. Com. 243 1 Bald. 102.
     2. By "taking from the person" is meant not only the immediate taking from his person, but also from his presence when it is done with violence and against his consent. 1 Hale, P. C. 533; 2 Russ. Crimes, 61. The taking must be by violence or putting the owner in fear, but both these circumstances need not concur, for if a man should be knocked down and then robbed while be is insensible, the offence is still a robbery. 4 Binn. R. 379. And if the party be put in fear by threats and then robbed, it is not necessary there should be any greater violence.
     3. This offence differs from a larceny from the person in this, that in the latter, there is no violence, while in the former the crime is incomplete without an actual or constructive force. Id. Vide 2 Swift's Dig. 298. Prin. Pen. Law, ch. 22, Sec. 4, p. 285; and Carrying away; Invito Domino; Larceny; Taking.

To dream that you have been robbed, denotes that you are experiencing an identity crisis or you are suffering some sort of loss in your life. Alternatively, you may feel that someone has stolen your success or has taken credit for something you did.armed robbery, asportation, assault and robbery, banditry, bank robbery, bereavement, breaking and entering, burgling, 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, lift, looting, loser, losing, losing streak, loss, mugging, perdition, pilferage, pilfering, pillaging, pinch, pinching, plunder, pocket picking, privation, purse snatching, ransacking, rip-off, robbing, ruin, sack, sacking, sacrifice, spoliation, steal, stickup, stickup job, stripping, taking away, thieving, total loss
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