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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Definition of the noun robe
What does robe mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: robes
- any loose flowing garment
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- more generic word: garment = an article of clothing
- more specific terms:
- outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of robe: gown
- more generic words: outerwear / overclothes = clothing for use outdoors
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun robe
- 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
- clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- synonym of robe: vest
- more generic terms: apparel / clothe / dress / enclothe / fit out / garb / garment / habilitate / raiment / tog = provide with clothes or put clothes on
- cover as if with clothing
Phrases with Robe
- Robe is a town and fishing port on the South East 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.
- 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.
- part of Ethiopia
- Robe is a Wine Region.
- Robe is a fictional character in the 2001 comedy film Max Keeble's Big Move.
- Robe is a fictional film character.
"ROBE" is a musical EP of Iku.
- released on
"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.
- also known as Das Gewand
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: Henry Koster
- producer: Frank Ross
- art direction by Lyle R. Wheeler & George Davis
- written by Lloyd C. Douglas, Albert Maltz, Philip Dunne & Gina Kaus
- based on "The Robe" by Lloyd C. Douglas
- Richard Burton as Marcellus Gallio
- Michael Rennie as Apostle Peter
- Victor Mature as Demetrius
- Jean Simmons
- Betta St. John
- Jay Robinson as Caligula
- Richard Boone as Pontius Pilate
- Cameron Mitchell as Jesus
- Dawn Addams
- Dean Jagger
- Jeff Morrow
- Ernest Thesiger as Tiberius
- Leon Askin
- Michael Ansara
- Harry Shearer
- Roy Gordon
- Peter Reynolds
- John Doucette
- Torin Thatcher
- George E. Stone
- Mae Marsh
- Frank Dekova
- Hayden Rorke
- Anthony Eustrel
- Ben Astar
- Sally Corner
- Percy Helton
- Rosalind Ivan
- Thomas Browne Henry
- Sam Gilman
- cinematography by Leon Shamroy
- edited by Barbara McLean
- music by Alfred Newman
- set decoration by Walter M. Scott & Paul S. Fox
- location: Corriganville Movie Ranch
- genres: Sword and Sandal film, Epic film, Roadshow theatrical release, Christian film, Costume drama, Period piece, Drama
- subjects: Roman Empire, The Bible, Passion, Early Christianity
- No Special Glasses Needed!
- The First Picture on the New Miracle Curved Screen!
- The Greatest Story of Love, Faith, and Overwhelming Spectacle!
- The first motion picture in CinemaScope--the modern miracle you see without glasses!
- released in (61 years ago)
- Academy Award for Best Picture nomination for Frank Ross
- Academy Award for Best Actor (Role: Marcellus Gallio) nomination for Richard Burton
- DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film nomination for Henry Koster
- Academy Award for Best Costume Design nomination for Emile Santiago & Charles LeMaire
- Academy Award for Best Production Design nomination for George Davis, Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox & Lyle R. Wheeler
- Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama nomination for Henry Koster
- Academy Award for Best Cinematography nomination for Leon Shamroy
- National Board of Review Award for Best Actress, received by Jean Simmons
- Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama, received by Henry Koster
- Academy Award for Best Production Design, received by Paul S. Fox, Walter M. Scott, George Davis & Lyle R. Wheeler
- Academy Award for Best Costume Design, received by Emile Santiago & Charles LeMaire
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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Robe
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Strategies 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.
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 .
by Walter William Skeat
redf, clothing, a robe, spoil, ...
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 ...
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
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
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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- Fancy Robe
Getting ready for work at MAC.
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- Chief Wolf Robe, Cheyenne
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- Robe Pattern
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- Man in a robe.
Aladdin, up up and away!
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- Wrapped In A Robe Of Light
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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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