follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

Robert

[rob-ert] /ˈrɒb ərt/
noun
1.
Henry Martyn
[mahr-tn] /ˈmɑr tn/ (Show IPA),
1837–1923, U.S. engineer and authority on parliamentary procedure: author of Robert's Rules of Order (1876, revised 1915).
2.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “glory” and “bright.”.

Robert I

noun
1.
("Robert the Devil") died 1035, duke of Normandy 1028–35 (father of William I of England).
2.
Also called Robert the Bruce, Robert Bruce. 1274–1329, king of Scotland 1306–29.

Ashe

[ash] /æʃ/
noun
1.
Arthur (Robert, Jr) 1943–93, U.S. tennis player.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Robert

Ashe

/æʃ/
noun
1.
Arthur (Robert). 1943–93, US tennis player: US champion 1968; Wimbledon champion 1975

Robert I

/ˈrɒbət/
noun
1.
known as Robert the Bruce. 1274–1329, king of Scotland (1306–29): he defeated the English army of Edward II at Bannockburn (1314) and gained recognition of Scotland's independence (1328)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Robert

masc. proper name, from Old North French form of Old High German Hrodberht "bright-fame, bright with glory," from hrod- "fame, glory," from Proto-Germanic *hrothi-, + -berht "bright" (see Albert). The name of William the Conqueror's rebellious oldest son. "It was introduced by Normans during the reign of Edward the Confessor and became very popular" ["Dictionary of English Surnames"].

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for Robert

ASHE

American Society for Healthcare Engineering
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Robert

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Robert

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with Robert