Synonyms of robbery in English:


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1‘they were arrested for robbery’

burglary, theft, thievery, stealing, breaking and entering, housebreaking, larceny, shoplifting, pilfering, filching, embezzlement, misappropriation, swindling, fraud
hold-up, break-in, raid
looting, pillage, plunder
informal mugging, smash-and-grab, steaming, snatch
British informal blag
North American informal heist, stickup

2‘Six quid? That's robbery’

extortion, exorbitant, expensive
informal a rip-off, steep
British informal daylight robbery