Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun robbery

2 senses of robbery

Sense 1
robbery -- (larceny by threat of violence)
       => larceny, theft, thievery, thieving, stealing -- (the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International")

Sense 2
looting, robbery -- (plundering during riots or in wartime)
       => plundering, pillage, pillaging -- (the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors")

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