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Meaning of ROBE

Pronunciation:  rowb

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
  2. [n]  any loose flowing garment
  3. [v]  clothe formally; esp. in ecclesiastical robes

ROBE is a 4 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: gown, vest
 See Also: academic gown, academic robe, apparel, bathrobe, clothe, dress, dressing gown, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, garment, habilitate, judge's robe, kimono, lounging robe, outerwear, overclothes, raiment, robe-de-chambre, tog, vestment



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Robe\, n. [F., fr. LL. rauba a gown, dress, garment;
    originally, booty, plunder. See {Rob}, v. t., and cf.
    1. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant
       style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or
       the like.
             Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
             Robes and furred gowns hide all.      --Shak.
    2. A skin of an animal, especially, a skin of the bison,
       dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap. [U.S.]
    {Master of the robes}, an officer of the English royal
       household (when the sovereign is a king) whose duty is
       supposed to consist in caring for the royal robes.
    {Mistress of the robes}, a lady who enjoys the highest rank
       of the ladies in the service of the English sovereign
       (when a queen), and is supposed to have the care her
  2. \Robe\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Robed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as,
    fields robed with green.
          The sage Chaldeans robed in white appeared. --Pope.
          Such was his power over the expression of his
          countenance, that he could in an instant shake off the
          sternness of winter, and robe it in the brightest
          smiles of spring.                        --Wirt.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or wearing a robe in your dream means personal issues that you need to confront. The dream may also refer to your secret desire to let loose.