The accident robbed him of health.
Working all day robs me of any energy to go out in the evening.
- To incur a debt in order to pay off another debt.
- To rob in an unusually deceitful or thorough way:.Robbed the old couple blind while employed as a companion.
- To have a romantic or sexual relationship with someone significantly younger than oneself.
Origin of rob
- Middle English robben from Old French rober of Germanic origin reup- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition