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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 ?
That was what made me as a boy think of it always as the robe in which he was christened, but I knew later that we had all been christened in it, from the oldest of the family to the youngest, between whom stood twenty years.
One of the last corpses to pass him was still clothed in the white robe of a Wieroo, blood-stained over the headless neck that it concealed.
Get me a prisoner's robe from your Official Wardrobe.
When they saw Bud, they gathered round her, and led her through the flower-wreathed arches to a group of the most beautiful Fairies, who were gathered about a stately lily, in whose fragrant cup sat one whose purple robe and glittering crown told she was their Queen.
As soon as he was told of the king's illness he put on his best robe and presented himself before the king.
The first of these personages carried in his right hand a sword; the second, two golden keys; the third, a pair of scales; the fourth, a spade: and, in order to aid sluggish minds which would not have seen clearly through the transparency of these attributes, there was to be read, in large, black letters, on the hem of the robe of brocade, MY NAME IS NOBILITY; on the hem of the silken robe, MY NAME IS CLERGY; on the hem of the woolen robe, MY NAME IS MERCHANDISE; on the hem of the linen robe, MY NAME IS LABOR.
Then he clad himself in a friar's gown, and underneath the robe he hung a good broadsword in such a place that he could easily lay hands upon it.
Five minutes after he had rolled up in his robe, he opened his eyes and sat up, amazed that he was not already asleep.
The Prior Aymer had taken the opportunity afforded him, of changing his riding robe for one of yet more costly materials, over which he wore a cope curiously embroidered.
I have sold nothing: Save a furred robe unto the Cardinal's son, Who hopes to wear it when his father dies, And hopes that will be soon.
She got so cold that we made her hide her head under the buffalo robe.
Every now and then one comes across a friar of orders gray, with shaven head, long, coarse robe, rope girdle and beads, and with feet cased in sandals or entirely bare.