Definition of Robe

1. Noun. Any loose flowing garment.

Specialized synonyms: Abaya, Bathrobe, Dressing Gown, Lounging Robe, Robe-de-chambre, Kimono
Generic synonyms: Garment



2. Verb. Clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.
Exact synonyms: Vest
Generic synonyms: Apparel, Clothe, Dress, Enclothe, Fit Out, Garb, Garment, Habilitate, Raiment, Tog
Related verbs: Vest
Derivative terms: Vestment, Vesture

3. Noun. Outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions.
Exact synonyms: Gown
Specialized synonyms: Academic Gown, Academic Robe, Judge's Robe, Vestment
Generic synonyms: Outerwear, Overclothes
Derivative terms: Gown

4. Verb. Cover as if with clothing. "The mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
Exact synonyms: Cloak, Clothe, Drape
Generic synonyms: Cover, Spread Over

Definition of Robe

1. n. An outer garment; a dress of a rich, flowing, and elegant style or make; hence, a dress of state, rank, office, or the like.

2. v. t. To invest with a robe or robes; to dress; to array; as, fields robed with green.

Definition of Robe

1. Noun. A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature. ¹

2. Verb. To clothe someone in a robe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Robe

1. to cover with a robe (a long, loose outer garment) [v ROBED, ROBING, ROBES]

Medical Definition of Robe

1. 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. 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 robes. Origin: F, fr. LL. Rauba a gown, dress, garment; originally, booty, plunder. See Rob, and cf. Rubbish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robe

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robe (current term)
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robenidine
robert
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robin
robin's-egg blue
robin's plantain

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