roubar

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese roubar, from Vulgar Latin raubāre, from Proto-Germanic *raubōną, from Proto-Indo-European *roub ~ *reub- (same source as Albanian rrabe ‎(maquis)), variant of *reup- ‎(to break).

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roubar ‎(first-person singular present indicative roubo, past participle roubado)

  1. to steal (to take illegally or without permission)
  2. to cheat (to violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation)
  3. (figuratively) to seduce someone who is on another relationship
  4. (figuratively) to deprive someone or something of its qualities
    O tempo roubara sua beleza.
    Time had stolen her beauty.

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