Simple Definition of robbery
: the crime of stealing money or property : the crime of robbing a person or place
Full Definition of robbery
: the act or practice of robbing; specifically : larceny from the person or presence of another by violence or threat
Examples of robbery
a series of armed robberies
They foiled a bank robbery.
He is charged with attempted robbery.
She was arrested for robbery.
First Known Use of robbery
ROBBERY Defined for Kids
Definition of robbery
: the act or practice of taking something unlawfully
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