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robe

 (rōb)
n.
1. A long loose flowing outer garment, especially:
a. often robes An official garment worn on formal occasions to show office or rank, as by a judge or high church official.
b. An academic gown.
c. A dressing gown or bathrobe.
2. robes Clothes; apparel.
3. A blanket or covering made of material, such as fur or cloth: a lap robe.
v. robed, rob·ing, robes
v.tr.
To cover or dress in a robe or in something that functions like a robe: fields that were robed with snow.
v.intr.
To put on a robe or robes.

[Middle English, from Old French robe, booty, movable personal possessions like clothing, robe, of Germanic origin; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]

robe

(rəʊb)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) any loose flowing garment, esp the official vestment of a peer, judge, or academic
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a dressing gown or bathrobe
3. (Furniture) informal Austral a wardrobe
vb
to put a robe, etc, on (oneself or someone else); dress
[C13: from Old French: of Germanic origin; compare Old French rober to rob, Old High German roub booty]

robe

(roʊb)

n., v. robed, rob•ing. n.
1. a long, loose or flowing garment worn as ceremonial or official dress.
2. any loose informal garment, as a bathrobe.
3. a woman's gown or dress, esp. of an elaborate kind.
4. robes, apparel; dress; costume.
5. a piece of fur, knitted work, etc., used as a blanket or wrap.
v.t.
6. to clothe or invest with a robe or robes; dress; array.
v.i.
7. to put on a robe or robes.
[1225–75; Middle English < Old French: orig., spoil, booty < Germanic (akin to rob)]

robe


Past participle: robed
Gerund: robing

Imperative
robe
robe
Present
I robe
you robe
he/she/it robes
we robe
you robe
they robe
Preterite
I robed
you robed
he/she/it robed
we robed
you robed
they robed
Present Continuous
I am robing
you are robing
he/she/it is robing
we are robing
you are robing
they are robing
Present Perfect
I have robed
you have robed
he/she/it has robed
we have robed
you have robed
they have robed
Past Continuous
I was robing
you were robing
he/she/it was robing
we were robing
you were robing
they were robing
Past Perfect
I had robed
you had robed
he/she/it had robed
we had robed
you had robed
they had robed
Future
I will robe
you will robe
he/she/it will robe
we will robe
you will robe
they will robe
Future Perfect
I will have robed
you will have robed
he/she/it will have robed
we will have robed
you will have robed
they will have robed
Future Continuous
I will be robing
you will be robing
he/she/it will be robing
we will be robing
you will be robing
they will be robing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been robing
you have been robing
he/she/it has been robing
we have been robing
you have been robing
they have been robing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been robing
you will have been robing
he/she/it will have been robing
we will have been robing
you will have been robing
they will have been robing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been robing
you had been robing
he/she/it had been robing
we had been robing
you had been robing
they had been robing
Conditional
I would robe
you would robe
he/she/it would robe
we would robe
you would robe
they would robe
Past Conditional
I would have robed
you would have robed
he/she/it would have robed
we would have robed
you would have robed
they would have robed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.robe - any loose flowing garmentrobe - any loose flowing garment    
abaya - (Arabic) a loose black robe from head to toe; traditionally worn by Muslim women
bathrobe - a loose-fitting robe of towelling; worn after a bath or swim
dressing gown, lounging robe, robe-de-chambre - a robe worn before dressing or while lounging
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
kimono - a loose robe; imitated from robes originally worn by Japanese
2.robe - outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
academic gown, academic robe, judge's robe - a gown worn by academics or judges
outerwear, overclothes - clothing for use outdoors
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Verb1.robe - clothe formallyrobe - clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
apparel, clothe, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, tog, habilitate, fit out, dress - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
vest - clothe oneself in ecclesiastical garments
2.robe - cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
spread over, cover - form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave"

robe

noun
1. gown, cape, costume, cloak, vestment, habit a fur-lined robe of green silk
2. dressing gown, wrapper, bathrobe, negligée, housecoat, peignoir She put on a robe and went down to the kitchen.

robe

noun
Clothing worn by members of a religious order:
verb
To cover as if with clothes:
Translations
رِداءرداء أو جِبَّة القاضيعَباءَه
dlouhé šatykaftankoupací plášťróbatalár
=-dragt=-kåbe=-kjoledragtkappe
köntöspalást
hempakyrtill, skikkja, hempa, kjóllsloppur
apsivilkęs mantijailgas platus drabužispalaida suknia
garš, brīvs ietērpshalātsmantijasutana
dlhé šaty

robe

[rəʊb]
A. N (= ceremonial garment) → traje m de ceremonia, túnica f; (= bathrobe) → bata f; (= christening robe) → traje m del bautizo; (lawyer's, academic's etc) → toga f; (monk's) → hábito m; (priest's) → sotana f robestraje msing de ceremonia, traje msing talar
B. VT to robe sb in blackvestir a algn de negro
to appear robed in a long dressaparecer vestido de un traje largo
to robe o.svestirse

robe

[ˈrəʊb]
n
(for ceremony)robe f
(also bathrobe) → peignoir m
vt [+ person] → revêtir (d'une robe)

robe

n
(= garment, of office) → Robe f, → Talar m; (for priest) → Rock m, → Robe f; (for baby) → langes Kleidchen; (esp US: for house wear) → Morgenrock m, → Haus- or Bademantel m; (obs: = gown) → Kleid nt; he was wearing his robe of officeer war im Ornat; ceremonial robesFestgewänder pl; christening robeTaufkleid nt
(US: = wrap) → Decke f
vt (lit)ankleiden, die Amtsrobe or den Ornat anlegen (+dat); to robe somebody/something in something (lit, fig)jdn/etw in etw (acc)kleiden
vi (judge etc)die Amtsrobe or den Ornat anlegen

robe

[rəʊb]
1. n (garment) → tunica (also bathrobe) → accappatoio; (also robes) → abiti mpl da cerimonia; (lawyer's) (Univ) → toga
2. vt (frm) → vestire

robe

(rəub) noun
1. (often in plural) a long, loose piece of clothing. Many Arabs still wear robes; a baby's christening-robe.
2. (usually in plural) a long, loose piece of clothing worn as a sign of a person's rank eg on official occasions. a judge's robes.
3. (especially American) a loose garment worn casually; a dressing-gown. She wore a robe over her nightdress; a bath-robe; a beach-robe.
robed adjective
wearing robes. judges robed in black.

robe

n. [dressing gown] bata.
References in classic literature ?
Out came Meg, with gray horsehair hanging about her face, a red and black robe, a staff, and cabalistic signs upon her cloak.
In the darkness he had waited until the woman sud- denly appeared sitting in the bed in her white night- robe.
She got so cold that we made her hide her head under the buffalo robe.
When an Indian chief comes among his white fathers," returned Duncan, with great steadiness, "he lays aside his buffalo robe, to carry the shirt that is offered him.
Thorndike observed that it was as little suited to the countenance of the young judge as was the robe to his shoulders.
But the nightly moonshine interwove itself with the morning mist, and enveloped him as in a robe, which he hugged about his person, and seldom let realities pierce through; he was not often quite awake, but slept open-eyed, and perhaps fancied himself most dreaming then.
I have been watching at a death-bed," answered Hester Prynne "at Governor Winthrop's death-bed, and have taken his measure for a robe, and am now going homeward to my dwelling.
The day was nearly done; only the hem of his golden robe was rustling.
A gay robe of scarlet and yellow plaid, carefully made and neatly fitted, set off to advantage the dark and rich style of his beauty; and a certain comic air of assurance, blended with bashfulness, showed that he had been not unused to being petted and noticed by his master.
They and the women, as a rule, wore a coarse tow-linen robe that came well below the knee, and a rude sort of sandal, and many wore an iron collar.
I haven't got a rag to wear but this robe and the wings.
he asked, as he tucked the old lap robe cosily over their feet.