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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


  1. Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. The town's distinctive combination of historical buildings, ocean, fishing fleets, lakes and dense bush is widely appreciated. Robe lies on the southern shore of Guichen Bay, just off the Princes Highway. At the 2006 census, Robe had a population of 1,246. Robe is the main town in the District Council of Robe local government area. It is in the state electorate of MacKillop and the federal Division of Barker.
  2. Robe is one of the woredas in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the Robe River, 80 kilometers of which flows through the woreda. Part of the Arsi Zone, Robe is bordered on the south by the Shebelle River which separates it from the Bale Zone, on the southwest by Sherka, on the west by Tena, on the north by Sude, on the northeast by Amigna, and on the east by Seru. The administrative center of the woreda is Robe; other towns in Robe include Habe and Sedika.
  3. Robe is a Wine Region.


  1. Robe is a fictional character in the 2001 comedy film Max Keeble's Big Move.
  2. Robe is a fictional film character.


"ROBE" is a musical EP of Iku.

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"Robe" a.k.a. "The Robe" is a 1953 American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that crucifies Jesus. The film was made by 20th Century Fox and is notable for being the first film released in the widescreen process CinemaScope. Like other early CinemaScope films, The Robe was shot with Henri Chrétien's original Hypergonar Anamorphic lenses.


Robe: A robe is a loose-fitting outer garment. A robe is distinguished from a cape or cloak by the fact that it usually has sleeves. The English word robe derives from Middle English robe, borrowed from Old French robe, itself taken from the Frankish word *rouba, and is related to the word rob.

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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 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

ROBE. A term at present admitting of numerous applications, but which in its original sense signifies (1), A gown,

of flowing gown worn for the purpose of symbolizing honor, dignity, or official authority: as, a bishop's robe; a judge's robe .

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

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: 18th ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

robe. was a large, loose-fitting garment, which for warmth and appearance was worn over all other articles of clothing as a completion of male attire. It was distinguished by its greater size and by the absence of the ...

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Usage statistics about robe

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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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