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Robe appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • E. Borgnine drags Dad's gardening robe.
  • I sew a lush Sultan robe now as I saw one born at lush Sulawesi.
  • Slab myths I flesh to be bored: I, ugly man, ate lots of UFOs to let an amyl guide robe both selfish tymbals.
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Robe is sometimes a misspelling of rob.

The word robe is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun robe

What does robe mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: robes

  1. any loose flowing garment
  2. outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions

Alternative definition of the noun robe


  1. A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.

Definition of the verb robe

What does robe mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: robed | robing | robes

  1. clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
  2. cover as if with clothing

Phrases with Robe

  1. robe-de-chambre
  2. night-robe
  3. Buffalo Robe
  4. judge's robe
  5. academic robe
  6. lounging robe
  7. ecclesiastical robe

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Robe

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Google previewStrategies of Argument (2014)

Essays in Ancient Ethics, Epistemology, and Logic by Mi-Kyoung Lee

Every robe is a cloak. (ii) Every robe is a cloak. Every cloak is useful. Every mantle is useful.

Google previewThe Ante-Nicene fathers (1905)

translations of the writings of the fathers down to A.D. 325 by Ernest Cushing Richardson, Bernhard Pick

Now the high priest's robe is the symbol of the world of sense. The seven planets are represented by the five stones and the two carbuncles, for Saturn and the Moon. The former is southern, and moist, and earthy, and heavy ; the latter aerial, ...

Google previewCole's Encyclopedia of Dry Goods (1900)

A Reference Book for the Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods Trade of the United States, Containing a Descriptive List of All the Standard Fabrics, Garments, and Related Articles of Merchandise ... with a History of Cotton, Silk, Wool, Flax, Jute, Ramie, Hemp and Other Commercial Fibers, and a Full Description of the Processes of Carding, Spinning, Weaving, Bleaching, Dyeing and Printing ... by George S. Cole

An infant's robe is a long outer slip or gown, extending from the neck to well below the feet. made usually of cambric, with a yoke and more or less fancifully trimmed with lace or embroidery. Slumber robe is a name applied to a heavy ...

Google previewStairway to Heaven (2012)

A Journey to the Summit of Mount Emei by James M. Hargett

Formerly, it was known as Green Robe Hill (Qingyi shan). Green Robe is the spirit of Cancong.117 [Jia] was formerly part of Pingqiang town. When that town was abolished, it then became part of ...

Google previewThis Star Shall Abide (2010)

by Sylvia Engdahl

The blue robe is a symbol of full commitment. It's your right to assume it whenever you choose, provided you're ready to make such a commitment formally. Most Scholars don't do that until they've passed through the first phases of training and ...

Google previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

pao Lonjumeau dress losse japon lucco lugadoo mameluke robe manda paradiya mang ao Manon robe manteau mantelletta mantua matine'e mayurakanthia Medici dress meghadambara melas morning gown mother hubbard mshono wa ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1893)

by Walter William Skeat

redf, clothing, a robe, spoil, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Robe (M) Period: Medieval. From the French meaning a gown; a term which came to be used for ceremonial wear. A secondary meaning was of a loose outer garment later a more usual term for a dressing gown. See Gown. (F) Period: ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the New Testament (1985)

Abridged in One Volume by Gerhard Kittel, Gerhard Friedrich, Geoffrey W. Bromiley

flowing upper garment, and sometimes the special robe of priests and hierophants. Rarely stole can mean the act of dressing. Paul's concept of vesting with Christ or the new humanity probably reflects the religious use of robes and religious ...

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Usage statistics about robe

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun robe:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb robe:


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Quotes about Robe

My job is to bore you and let the hardness of your seat and the warmth of your robe prepare you for what is to come. (William H. McNeill)
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Scrabble value of R1O1B3E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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