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Definitions from WordNet

Verb reave has 1 sense
  1. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray - steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"
    --1 is one way to take
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something

Definitions from the Web



Definition: To plunder or rob, typically by force.

Example sentence: The barbarians would often reave villages in search of treasure.


Definition: To tear, pull apart, or separate violently.

Example sentence: The storm's strong winds would reave the canopy of the trees.


Definition: An act or instance of plundering or robbing.

Example sentence: The village suffered a devastating reave by bandits.


Definition: A wide, open space or gap.

Example sentence: The explorer crossed the vast reave in the desert, leaving footprints behind.

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